Social Studies


November 14th, 2017

November Professional Development Opportunities

K-3 Writing Foundations Standards Implementation Webinar Series – #1- Overview November 21, 2017
STEM: Teaching Engineering to the Power of the 5Es (Grades K-8) – Monday, November 27th, 2017
Webinar: Rhetorical Grammar For Authentic Writing – Overview – November 28, 2017
K-3 Writing Foundations Standards Implementation Webinar Series – #2- Handwriting November 29, 2017
Webinar: Teaching Civic Education Through Service-Learning And Extra-Curricular Activities – November 30, 2017 Open 193 Free
Using Children’s Books and Literacy Skills to Inspire STEM Learning in Grades K-2 – Thursday, November 30, 2017

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October 6th, 2017

📅October Professional Development Opportunities w/ Updates

Understanding and Identifying Topic, Main Idea, and Topic Sentence When Reading Informational Text – Part 1- October 2, 2017

Webinar: Statistics in Middle School Grades 6-8 – October 2, 2017 K-3 Writing Foundations Standards Implementation 2017 – October 3, 2017

STEM: Teaching Engineering to the Power of the 5Es (Grades K-8) – Tuesday, October 3, 2017

K-3 Writing Foundations Standards Implementation Webinar Series – #1 Overview October 4, 2017

Webinar: Incorporating Economics Standards in 6th – 8th Grade Instruction – October 5, 2017

Webinar: Math Teaching Practices 4,5,&6: Discourse, Purposeful Questions, Fluency – October 10, 2017

K-3 Writing Foundations Standards Implementation Webinar Series – #2 Handwriting October 11, 2017

Webinar: Nonfiction in the ELA Classroom – October 12th Oct 12, 2017 Oct 12, 2017

Arizona English Language Arts Standards Implementation and Planning Workshop– October 16th, 2017

Understanding and Identifying Topic, Main Idea, and Topic Sentence When Reading Informational Text Part 2 October 16, 2017

Webinar: Math Teaching Practices 7 & 8:Support productive struggle and evidence of student thinking – October 16, 2017

Multisensory Grammar – October 17, 2017 Oct 17, 2017 Oct 17, 2017

K-3 Writing Foundations Standards Implementation Webinar Series – #3 Spelling October 18, 2017

Number Sense Tasks and Routines in K-2 – October 19, 2017

Webinar: Blending Writing Types for Authentic Audiences – October 19th

Understanding and Identifying Topic, Main Idea, and Topic Sentence When Reading Informational Text – Understanding and Identifying the Topic, Main Idea, and Topic Sentence – Part 3 Rhetorical Grammar – October 24, 2017

Webinar: Developing STEM in the Classroom for K-2 – Tuesday, October 24, 2017

K-3 Writing Foundations Standards Implementation Webinar Series – #4 Sentence Construction October 25, 2017

Webinar: Research and Information Fluency – October 26th

Understanding and Identifying Topic, Main Idea, and Topic Sentence When Reading Informational Text – Understanding and Identifying the Topic, Main Idea, and Topic Sentence – Part 4 October 30, 2017

Webinar: Developing STEM in the Classroom for Grades 3-5 – October 30th, 2017 Oct 30, 2017

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August 21st, 2017

Social Studies Standards Revision July Update

On July 17, the Social Studies Standards Working group convened to continue the process of revising the Arizona Social Studies Standards. A total of 46 educators were invited representing 4 institutes of higher education and 23 districts/schools, including 6 charter schools. A total of 24 educators participated representing 16 districts/schools and 4 charter schools. Invitees represented 8 Arizona Counties: Coconino, Maricopa, Mohave, Navajo, Pima, Pinal, Yavapai, and Yuma.
Download the July 17, 2017 Agenda
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On July 19, the Social Studies Standards Working group convened to continue the process of revising the Arizona Social Studies Standards. A total of 42 educators were invited representing 4 institutes of higher education and 26 districts/schools, including 4 charter schools. A total of 22 educators participated representing 15 districts/schools and 2 charter schools. Invitees represented 7 Arizona Counties: Coconino, Maricopa, Mohave, Navajo, Pima, Pinal and Yavapai.
Download the July 19, 2017 Agenda
Download the July 19, 2017 Presentation

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June 22nd, 2017

Social Studies Standards Revision June Update

On June 20, the Social Studies Standards Working group convened to continue the process of revising the Arizona Social Studies Standards. A total of 23 educators participated representing 2 institutes of higher education and 20 districts/schools, including 3 charter schools. Participants represented 5 Arizona Counties: Apache, Maricopa, Pima, Yavapai, and Yuma.

Download the June 20, 2017 Agenda
Download the June 20, 2017 Presentation

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June 5th, 2017

Social Studies Standards Revision May Update

On May 31, the Social Studies Standards Working group convened to continue the process of revising the Arizona Social Studies Standards. At total of 16 educators participated, representing 3 institutes of higher education and 12 districts/schools, including 2 charter schools. Participants represented 4 Arizona counties: Cochise, Maricopa, Mohave and Pima.

Download the May 31, 2017 Agenda
Download the May 31, 2017 Presentation

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March 7th, 2017

Social Studies Standards March Revision

The Social Studies Standards Revision Working Group convened to continue the process of revising Arizona’s Social Studies Standards.

On March 3, the Social Studies Standards Revision Working Group convened to continue the process of revising Arizona’s Social Studies Standards. A total of 26 Arizona educators participated, representing 2 institutes of higher education, 23 districts/schools, including 4 charter schools. Participants represented 6 Arizona counties: Maricopa, Pima, Pinal, Cochise, Coconino, and Apache.

March Social Studies Working Group Meeting Agenda Social Studies Working Group Presentation

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March 7th, 2017

Social Studies Standards Revision February Updates

Social Studies Standards Revision Updates

On January 31, the Social Studies Standards Revision Working Group convened to begin the process of revising Arizona’s Social Studies Standards. A total of 34 educators attended, representing 3 institutes of higher education, 28 districts/schools, and 1 charter school. Participants represented 8 Arizona counties: Maricopa, Pima, Mohave, Yavapai, Pinal, Apache, Cochise, and Yuma.

January Social Studies Working Group Meeting Agenda Social Studies Working Group Presentation

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