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Monday, March 18

12:10pm CDT

“Thinking Like a Historian:” Shaping Elementary Social Studies Instruction Around the New Inquiry Standards
Limited Capacity seats available

This session will guide you through the new Wisconsin State Social Studies Standards, specifically the Inquiry and History Strands.

Student Engagement is a concern of most every educator. To enliven your elementary social studies instruction, come and hear about the standards-writing process, thinking behind the standards, and how we as elementary educators can begin implementation of these new standards by developing engaging lessons that address them.

Discussion to include: Thinking Like a Historian, Inquiry Cycle, Geo-Inquiry and resources that support these teaching practices.

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Kevin J Podeweltz

4th Grade Teacher, D.C. Everest Area School District


Monday March 18, 2019 12:10pm - 1:00pm CDT