New WI Social Studies Standards (WISSS)

Session 2: Inquiry Cycle Disciplinary Literacy

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Agency: CESA 10
Agency Contact: Ellen Mihm
Agency Assistant: Jada Ruppelt 715-720-2038
Location: CESA 10
725 West Park Avenue
Chippewa Falls, WI 54729
Facility: Conference Center (Rooms 1-2-3)
3/5/2019 08:45 AM - 03:30 PM

This is the second session in a series of professional development opportunities offered by CESA 10 consultants in conjunction with WI DPI Social Studies Consultant, Kris McDaniel (Kris will join us via recorded videos). During this session, we will explore how to improve Social Studies instructional practice based on the newly revised Wisconsin Standards. We will dive into the inquiry approach and learn how to use thoughtfully chosen literacy techniques to teach social studies objectives. 

Learning outcomes will include:

  • Learn how to incorporate the inquiry approach within the newly revised Wisconsin Standards for Social Studies
  • Learn how to use thoughtfully chosen literacy techniques to teach social studies objectives (Disciplinary Literacy)

This workshop is offered at no cost to those districts participating in LS1 including Abbotsford, Augusta, Bloomer, Bruce, Cadott, Colby, Eleva-Strum, Flambeau, Gilman, Gilmanton, Granton, Greenwood, Ladysmith, Lake Holcombe, Loyal, Mondovi, Neillsville, New Auburn, Osseo-Fairchild, Owen-Withee, and Spencer.  (Discount will be automatically applied.)

The cost for all other CESA 10 districts will be $175 per participant, and the cost for all others will be $300 per participant. 






Teacher Standards
WES1The teacher understands the central concepts, tools of inquiry, and structures of the disciplines he or she teaches and can create learning experiences that make these aspects of subject matter meaningful for pupils.
WES7The teacher organizes and plans systematic instruction based upon knowledge of subject matter, pupils, the community, and curriculum goals.