While the schedule may still be a bit flexible, we are excited to announce the current line up for the pre-conference events at the Florida Council for the Social Studies Annual Conference in October.
- Developing Disciplinary Literacy Skills With Primary Sources & Political Cartoons
Looking for ways to engage students with primary sources and assist with content comprehension and analysis skills? Dr. Charles Flanagan from the National Archives Center for Legislative Archives will provide participants with pedagogy and classroom-ready resources to bring primary sources, specifically political cartoons, to life in the classroom.
- DBQ Mix It Up: DBQ Online in the Blended Classroom
The session is designed to help teachers conceptualize ways to deeply engage students in the analysis of historical texts in a blended classroom. Join us and let’s mix it up.
- Teaching Strategies for All Struggling Readers in Social Studies Classes· Content and ESE specialists provide professional development to meet the needs of all learners, particularly struggling readers, in Social Studies classes. This session is focused on introducing strategies and resources to seamlessly engage all students. Workshop will be UDL aligned and introduce technology resources to enhance learning.
- Increasing Success & Engagement for History Day
Florida professional educators will share valuable information, tips, hints, and suggestions for Florida & National History Day based on what they learned during the national institute this summer in Washington, D.C.