Getting More Bang for Your Book: Read Alouds and Social Studies Inquiry at Grades K-2, K-5 or 6-12
This lively, literacy saturated session with the GaDOE Social Studies Team, will revitalize your use of read alouds and expand your list of great titles aligned to the Social Studies GSE. Be ready to share your own favorites as we dive into great children's literature. Contact firstname.lastname@example.org to schedule.
They Aren't Getting It: Methods to Engage, Excite, & Empower Struggling Learners
Join us for this hands-on workshop that provides methods for adapting instruction that will make learning attainable for all learners. We will share resources and model inquiry based strategies that are differentiated for all learners. Contact email@example.com to schedule.
Teach what we Assess & Assess what we Teach
Join us for this hands-on workshop that peels back formative and
summative assessment in social studies. Bring a sample of each from your
classroom and polish your assessment skills to maximize learning for your
students. Contact firstname.lastname@example.org to schedule.
Social Studies Inquiry Toolkit
Familiar with the basic tools of inquiry? Join us as we build on our use of inquiry strategies and tools. Go beyond inquiry foundations to construct powerful lessons that cement learning. Sharpen your saws in this interactive workshop. The 6-12 workshop is facilitated by Joy Hatcher, Social Studies Program Manager and the K-5 workshop is facilitated by JoAnn Wood, Social Studies Program Specialist with GaDOE.
Let’s Get Visual! Inquiry Based Instructional Activities that SWIRL
Explicitly teaching Visual Literacy in social studies increases engagement and allows students to make connections between their lives and history. This workshop will teach you how to: build visual literacy with visual journals, enhance your inquiry lessons, and incorporate the art standards with your existing lessons to create personal meaning for students. You do not have to be “good” at art to attend this workshop!
The workshop, facilitated by GaDOE Social Studies & GaDOE Fine Arts, is appropriate for teachers and school, district and RESA leaders or any combination of those. Activities will be shared and modeled for K-12.
3rd, 4th, and 5th Grade History Refresher 101 Workshops
Join grade level colleagues in this lively, hands-on crash course on topics in U.S. History. We will model use of engaging inquiry strategies and resources while reinforcing and extending the content knowledge needed to teach the new Social Studies GSE.
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Inquiry: the Antidote for Feeling MEH in Social Studies Classrooms