New Social Studies Standards Series: Day 5

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Registration Closed.
Last Date to Register: 5/4/2019 12:01 AM
Last Date to Cancel: 5/4/2019 12:01 AM
Agency: CESA 2
Agency Contact: Mary Jo Ziegler
Agency Assistant: Maryam Enterline 262-473-1444
Location: CESA 2 - Whitewater
1221 Innovation Drive
Whitewater, WI 53190
Facility: Room 111
5/7/2019 08:30 AM - 03:30 PM

Presenter: Mary Jo Ziegler

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)

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?
Now that you’ve done the Year 1 Understanding work, it’s time to reflect on what’s worked for you, what hasn’t, and plan for next years’ curriculum work!

DPI Resources:

· Reflection
· Planning document

About the Presenter:

Mary Jo Ziegler

Mary Jo Ziegler 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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