If you attended before, then you know what to expect and also know the latest and greatest will be included, as well as continuing the things from which many of you benefited, like the extended time to collaborate with educators from other districts in the same grade level.
If you have not attended, then consider what you will receive:
Ways to implement the Essential Literacy Practices
Q & A session with State Social Studies Assessment Consultant Scott Koenig
Latest information on and draft copy of the revised State Social Studies Standards
Latest information and happenings in Social Studies in MI and across the country
Access to a Social Studies Resource folder in Google Drive with a plethora of resources
Updates and ideas related to teacher evaluation
Collaborative research and development time wth educators from same grade level
Brief lessons on being an effective educational leader
The opportunity to focus on improving to meet the goals you have set for the year
Time spent during these meetings is designed to increase clarity of understanding and application of effective social studies education so that all students experience high achievement.