Tag Archives: Social Studies

DBQ Workshop

DBQ PROJECT: Free Introductory Workshop at 2 Maine Locations This Summer DBQ= “Document Based Question” (A process of evidence-based writing) https://www.dbqproject.com/about-us/ WHAT: Full-Day Introductory Workshop Interactive overview of The DBQ 6-Step Method Elements of a powerful DBQ essay Writing supports that promote strong, evidence-based writing. Analyze student essays using the DBQ Project rubric. AUDIENCE: For teachers […]

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Social Studies Upcoming PD

SOCIAL STUDIES MAINE COUNCIL for the SOCIAL STUDIES CONFERENCE November 10 Augusta: Augusta Civic Center SOCIAL STUDIES: C3 SOCIAL STUDIES FRAMEWORK OVERVIEW https://stateofmaine.adobeconnect.com/_a827390218/p6 wvpgc68e6/?launcher=false&fcsContent=true&pbMode =normal Online By Kristie Littlefield SOCIAL STUDIES WEBINARS—CIVIL RIGHTS By Teaching Tolerance and LIBRARY of Congress http://loc.gov/teachers/professionaldevelopment/webinar/ Online Free (Live webinars on different dates pus archived offerings)  

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Anneberg-Newseum Summer Institute

Paid! Washington DC! Short Timeline! New Opportunity for Maine Teachers – May 8 Deadline: The Gannett House Project announces a travel grant opportunity for teachers interested in participating in the 2016 Annenberg–Newseum Summer Teacher Institute in Washington, D.C. The Institute, Primarily Digital, is a valuable professional development opportunity for teachers who want to help students […]

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Abbe Museum Resources for Native American History

Since the passage of LD291: An Act to Require Teaching Maine Native American History and Culture in Maine’s Schools the Abbe Museum has been creating resources to aid teachers in gaining the knowledge and comfort they need to teach about the Wabanaki people in their classrooms. As part of this effort, the Abbe Museum is […]

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Social Studies Webinar

Free Webinar: Culminating Activities for Project Based Learning Wednesday, April 13, 2016 3:30 p.m. (Pacific Time) Join us and experienced Civic Action Project (CAP) teachers for our webinar on Culminating Activities for Project Based Learning (PBL).  A culminating activity is a rewarding experience for students in CAP. It lets them show off the civic knowledge, skills, attitudes, […]

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Maine Council for the Social Studies Conference

Maine Council for the Social Studies Conference: “ENHANCING YOUR SOCIAL STUDIES TOOLKIT in a PROFICIENCY-BASED WORLD” http://www.mainecouncilsocialstudies.org/conference/ WHERE:  Morgan Hill Event Center in Hermon WHEN: Friday, Oct. 30. COST: $75.00 KEYNOTE: Jenny Buccos, a multi-award winning director and producer, well known for her work with Project Explorer and her international documentaries. Buccos will share her journey to becoming a […]

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Social Studies Teacher Leader Search

K-12 Maine SOCIAL STUDIES TEACHER-LEADER Search (2015-16) The Maine Department of Education invites you to be part of the inaugural Social Studies Community Teacher-Leader Group.  We seek CURRENT TEACHERS OF SOCIAL STUDIES (grades PK-12) who are interested in BECOMING REGIONAL LEADERS in social studies education.  Every effort will be made to have the 18 MEMBERS […]

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Apple Curriculum Series Professional Development (Social Studies)

Social Studies classrooms support the development of young people who are knowledgeable, skillful, and committed to democracy and to participating as members of a global community. At this hands-on event, you’ll see how educators can use iPad, Mac, apps, iBooks Author, and iTunes U to create and deliver engaging Social Studies content. You’ll also learn how creating and leveraging digital content can personalize learning […]

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k-12 Social Studies Opportunity

SMITHSONIAN’S ~  “LET’S DO HISTORY” TOUR (MIDCOAST MAINE)! ~  National Museum of American History Smithsonian will share its interdisciplinary “do history” approach to teaching with a focus on everyday objects, people-centered stories and dialogue. The content will focus on innovative teaching strategies, skills building, and technology integration and will highlight historical themes or eras that are […]

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