Social Studies


Published: Published: July 10th, 2018

Draft Social Studies Standards working group update June

The Social Studies Standards working group met on June 26 and 27 to continue the revision of the History and Social Science Standards Draft. The working group documents from the meeting are below.

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Published: Published: July 9th, 2018

Draft Social Studies Standards working group update May

The Social Studies Standards working group met on May 30, to begin the revision of the History and Social Science Standards Draft. The working group documents from the meeting are below.

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Published: Published: July 9th, 2018

Draft Social Studies Standards working group update June

The Social Studies Standards working group met on June 15,18,21, and 22 to continue the revision of the History and Social Science Standards Draft. The working group documents from the meeting are below.

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Published: Published: May 31st, 2018

Upcoming Professional Development Opportunities-Summer

Number Talks with Sherry Parrish – K-2 Number Talks May 31, 2018

Number Talks with Sherry Parrish – 3-6 Fractions, Decimals Percents: June 1, 2018

2018 Leading Change Conference: June 6-8, 2018

Webinar: ELA Standards Integration and the Instructional Shifts – June 11, 2018

Webinar: Critical Thinking and the New AZ ELA Standards – June 11, 2018

Webinar: Blending Writing Types for Authentic Audiences – June 12, 2018

Webinar: Research and Information Fluency – June 13th, 2018

Teaching Reading Effectively: Trainer of Trainers (TRE-TOT) – Teaching Reading Effectively -Trainer of Trainers – 6/18/18 Day One (See MOWR page for additional days)

3D Science Instruction: Using and Developing Models in EARTH/SPACE Science! – Thursday June 21, 2018

Teaching Reading Effectively–(TRE) – Teaching Reading Effectively – Day One 6/25/18 (See MOWR page for additional days)

Webinar: Developing STEM in the Classroom for K-2 – Tuesday, June 26, 2018

Webinar: Developing STEM in the Classroom for Grades 3-5 – Thursday, June 28, 2018

Webinar: Developing STEM in the Classroom for Grades 6-8 – Thursday, July 5th, 2018

Teaching Reading Effectively–(TRE) – Teaching Reading Effectively – Day One: 7/9/18(See MOWR page for additional days)

How Can You Integrate STEM Learning into Your Classroom? – Tuesday, July 10, 2018

Webinar: How Do Interactive Notebooks Engage Students in STEM? – Monday, July 16, 2018

Webinar: Supporting English Language Learners in the STEM Disciplines – Thursday, July 19, 2018

Webinar: What is “E”ngineering in the STEM Classroom? – Wednesday, July 25, 2018

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Published: Published: April 10th, 2018

Upcoming Professional Development Opportunities-April



3D Science Instruction: Using and Developing Models in LIFE Science! – Thursday, April 12, 2018

3D Science Instruction: Using and Developing Models in PHYSICAL Science! – Monday, April 16, 2018

Math Coaches Series – Focusing on Formative Assessment in a Balanced Assessment System – April 17, 2018

Webinar: What Does Implementing the 2016 ELA Standards for Grades 3-5 in a STEM Classroom Look Like? – Thursday, April 19, 2018

STEM: Teaching Engineering to the Power of the 5Es (Grades K-8) – Thursday, April 26, 2018

Informational Text and Rhetorical Literacy – Understanding the New ELA Standards – April 26th, 2018

What Does Implementing the 2016 ELA Standards in a 6-12 Science Classroom Look Like? – Monday, April 30, 2018

3D Science Instruction: Using and Developing Models in EARTH/SPACE Science! – Monday, April 30, 2018

Syllables and Morphemes – May 1, 2018 May 1, 2018

Webinar: How Do Interactive Notebooks Engage Students in STEM? – Tuesday, May 1, 2018

Implementation of the new Arizona Mathematics Standards – May 9, 2018 May 9, 2018

Arizona English Language Arts Standards Implementation and Planning Workshop – May 10th, 2018

Number Talks with Sherry Parrish – K-2 Number Talks May 31, 2018

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Published: Published: October 6th, 2017

Social Studies Standards Revision August – October Updates

On August 1, the Social Studies Standards Working Group convened a small group of K-3 teachers to continue the process of revising the Arizona Social Studies Standards. A total of 4 educators participated representing 3 districts and 1 institute of higher education. Invitees represented Maricopa County. The purpose of the meeting was to clarify theme and content for the K-2 grade band due to the fact there were no K-2 teachers at the July 19th meeting and that work needed to be complete so the committee could move on at the next meeting.

Download the August 1st, 2017 Agenda

On September 12, the Social Studies Standards Working group convened to continue the process of revising the Arizona Social Studies Standards. A total of 50 educators were invited representing 5 institutes of higher education and 43 districts/schools, including 6 charters schools. A total of 26 educators participated representing 4 institutes of higher education, 20 districts/schools and 3 charter schools. Invitees represented 9 Arizona Counties: Apache, Maricopa, Mohave, Pima, Pinal, Pima, Santa Cruz, Yavapai, and Yuma

Download the September 12th, 2017 Agenda
Download the September 12th, 2017 Presentation

On October 2, the Social Studies Standards Working group convened to continue the process of revising the Arizona Social Studies Standards. A total of 47 educators were invited representing 5 institutes of higher education and 32 districts/schools, including 4 charter schools. A total of 30 educators participated representing 4 institutes of higher education, 17 districts/schools and 3 charter schools. Invitees represented 10 Arizona Counties: Apache, Maricopa, Mohave, Navajo, Pima, Pinal, Pima, Santa Cruz, Yavapai, and Yuma

Download the October 2nd, 2017 Agenda
Download the October 2nd, 2017 Presentation

On October 30, the Social Studies Standards Working group convened to continue the process of revising the Arizona Social Studies Standards. A total of 45 educators were invited. Twenty-five educators attended the meeting representing 3 institutions of higher learning, 22 districts/schools including 1 charter. Invitees represented 8 Arizona Counties: Apache, Cochise, Maricopa, Mohave Pima, Pinal, Yavapai, and Yuma.

Download the October 30th, 2017 Agenda
Download the October 30th, 2017 Presentation

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