New Social Studies Standards Series: Day 2


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Agency: CESA 2
Agency Contact: Mary Jo Ziegler
Agency Assistant: Maryam Enterline 262-473-1473
Location: CESA 2 - Whitewater
1221 Innovation Drive
Whitewater, WI 53190
Facility: Room 111
11/8/2018 08:30 AM - 03:30 PM

Presenter: Mary Jo Zielger

Cost: $175 per day or $650 for the entire 5-day series, includes lunch each day

Description: The Wisconsin Standards for Social Studies (2018) have been adopted by the Wisconsin State Superintendent.  The new standards provide a foundation that identifies what students should know and be able to do in social studes classes.  During this workshop you will gain an understanding of the New WI Standards for Social Studies and learn how to integrate them into your curriculum. 

Choose to attend the entire series or specific days:

Day 1 - Introduction and Overview, Shifts & Unpack/Repack, Inquiry Arcs

Day 2 - Integration of Wisconsin Standards for Literacy in all Subjects (Disciplinary Literacy)?
The Wisconsin Standards for Literacy in All Subjects, adopted in 2011, require all teachers, K-12, in every content area, to consider discipline-appropriate literacy techniques (also known as disciplinary literacy) with their students. Disciplinary literacy (DL) in social studies means that teachers are using thoughtfully chosen literacy techniques to teach students social studies objectives (not using social studies to learn literacy objectives). How do the WI Standards for Social Studies tie to DL?  Very well, in fact.  Learn connections between the two documents, resources for incorporating DL into classrooms and curriculum, and have time to review your existing curriculum for gaps.?

DPI Resources:

· WISSS Appendix: DL and WISSS
· DL in Social Studies Tip Sheet and Primary Source Toolkit

Day 3 - Elementary

Day 4 - Content and Integration of State Requirements (American Indian Studies, Environmental Literacy and Sustainablilty Standards and Information Technology Literacy Standards)

Day 5 - Planning for Year 2, Reflection and Lessons Learned


About the Presenter:

Mary Jo Ziegler

Mary Jo Zielger has worked in diverse educational settings for over 30 years. The first 15 years of her career were spent in classrooms teaching grades 2-8. After earning an M.S. in Reading, she moved into an instructional coaching and intervention role at Sherman Middle School in Madison, Wisconsin. A second Master’s Degree in Educational Leadership led to roles as district instructional resource teacher, a literacy coordinator, PK-12 director of instruction, and DPI consultant. Across the years, MJ has worked to support educators as they design engaging and effective learning opportunities that motivate achievement by building routines and scaffolds to guide students through successful learning experiences.



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