Wisconsin Social Studies Standards - Year 2

Curriculum Day 2

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Last Date to Register: 3/13/2020 11:59 PM
Agency: CESA 10
Agency Contact: Cory Welke
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)
3/19/2020 09:00 PM - 03:00 PM

Year 2 of the Wisconsin Social Studies Standards will focus on Curriculum Rollout. This year will be a three part series of virtual meetings with Kris McDaniel who will be presenting live from CESA 2.

October 14: WI Standards for Social Studies Implementation: Curriculum Step One


  • Begin or continue work on a K-12 curriculum review and gap analysis to determine where you are at and where you are headed with K-12 social studies in your district,
  • Recognize the importance of the use of quality materials tied to standards, and analyze at least one set of resources using the Quality Resource Guide for Social Studies,
  • Analyze a lesson/unit/course of their own to incorporate inquiry actives through the Roadmap to Inquiry resource and the use of disciplinary literacy techniques for Social Studies, and
  • Review content appendices and the American Indian Studies appendix curated by Wisconsin teach leaders and evaluate their assistance in local curriculum decisions.

October 29: WI Standards for Social Studies Implementation: Revitalizing Your K-5 Social Studies Program


  • Review state and national issues in elementary social studies education,
  • Access current resources (EQ's, content & AIS appendices) for Wisconsin Standards for Social Studies implementation, and analyze them for their usefulness in local K-5 district curriculum work,
  • Analyze the WI Social Studies K-5 Suggested Scope & Sequence to evaluate their use in local curriculum decisions,
  • Understand what K-5 social studies resources are being worked on in the 2019-20 school year,
  • Experience a social studies inquiry lesson for elementary students, and
  • Recognize the importance of the use of quality materials tied to standards, and analyze at least one set of resources using the Quality Resource Guide for Social Studies.

March 19: WI Standards for Social Studies Implementation: Curriculum Step Two

Objectivs to be determined after Days 1 and 2

This workshop is offered at no additional cost to those districts participating in School Improvement (LS1) including Abbotsford, Altoona, Augusta, Bloomer, Bruce, Chippewa Falls, 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 participants will be $500 per workshop.



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.
WES4The teacher understands and uses a variety of instructional strategies, including the use of technology to encourage children’s development of critical thinking, problem solving, and performance skills.
WES10The teacher fosters relationships with school colleagues, parents, and agencies in the larger community to support pupil learning and well being and who acts with integrity, fairness and in an ethical manner.