MS Social Studies (eNgagement Academy)

 

Secondary Social Studies - Make Your Pre-AP Students AP Rockstars
What strategies, skills, and content will help our Pre-AP students be successful as they prepare for high school? Learn all of this and more in this session.
Date Time Hours SRN Location/Room
August 7th 8:00 am - 11:15 am 3.0 Teacher Choice/GT 553321801 Jefferson MS (B217)
August 7th 12:45 pm - 4:00 pm 3.0 Teacher Choice/GT 553321802 Jefferson MS (B217)

 

Secondary Social Studies - Make Your Pre-AP Students AP Rockstars
Although students learn different social studies content in 6th-8th grade, all students must learn process skills such as making inferences, generalizations, and drawing conclusions. Come learn strategies for building these skills with your students!
Date Time Hours SRN Location/Room
August 7th 8:00 am - 11:15 am 3.0 Teacher Choice/GT 553331801 Jefferson MS (B215)
August 10th 8:00 am - 11:15 am 3.0 Teacher Choice/GT 553331802 Jefferson MS (B215)

 

MS Social Studies - Setting up an Interactive Social Studies Classroom
New and experienced teachers alike will get ideas on establishing an organized and positive environment in your class to build a solid foundation for student learning while incorporating social studies content.
Date Time Hours SRN Location/Room
August 8th 8:00 am - 11:15 am 3.0 Teacher Choice 553341801 Jefferson MS (B215)
August 8th 12:45 pm - 4:00 pm 3.0 Teacher Choice 553341802 Jefferson MS (B215)

 

MS Social Studies - Unpacking the "new" 8th grade Social Studies KUDs
Current and new teachers to 8th grade will work through the newly designed 8th grade KUDs. This session will focus on the new KUD format with an emphasis on first semester units. Teachers will need to bring a laptop or a chromebook and any other planning materials they feel necessary.
Date Time Hours SRN Location/Room
August 7th 8:00 am - 11:15 am 3.0 Teacher Choice 553671801 Jefferson MS (B225)
August 7th 12:45 pm - 4:00 pm 3.0 Teacher Choice 553671802 Jefferson MS (B225)

 

MS Social Studies - A Plethora of Resources for Your Social Studies Classroom
Take away multiple online resource that will aid teachers and students with historical content, current events, promotion of historical thinking, creative tools, interactive lessons, engaging apps, and assessment ideas.
Date Time Hours SRN Location/Room
August 10th 9:45 am - 11:15 am 1.5 Teacher Choice 55361801 Jefferson MS (B213)

 

MS Social Studies - Quality SE Strategies to Enhance Your Social Studies Classroom
The purpose of today’s session is to share quality strategies that will benefit SE students with reading comprehension within the social studies content.
Date Time Hours SRN Location/Room
August 8th 8:00 am - 11:15 am 3.0 Teacher Choice/GT 553691801 Jefferson MS (B214)
August 8th 12:45 pm - 4:00 pm 3.0 Teacher Choice/GT 553691802 Jefferson MS (B214)

 

MS & HS Social Studies - Become a DBQ Pro
Learn all things DBQ here from historical questioning, scaffolding, tech. tools, and instructional strategies.
Date Time Hours SRN Location/Room
August 8th 8:00 am - 11:15 am 3.0 Teacher Choice/GT 553871801 Jefferson MS (B217)
August 8th 12:45 pm - 4:00 pm 3.0 Teacher Choice/GT 553871802 Jefferson MS (B217)

 

Learning from Mistakes in MS Social Studies
Come learn a variety of strategies to help students approach test questions and analyze misconceptions in an interactive way.
Date Time Hours SRN Location/Room
August 7th 12:45 pm - 2:15 pm 1.5 Teacher Choice 553881801 Jefferson MS (B215)
August 7th 2:30 pm - 4:00 pm 1.5 Teacher Choice 553881802 Jefferson MS (B215)

 

MS Social Studies - Speaking, Reading, and Writing in MS Social Studies
Tired of your students passively receiving instruction? Learn ways to incorporate more speaking, reading, and writing in your social studies classrooms that will especially support your ELLs.
Date Time Hours SRN Location/Room
August 10th 12:45 pm - 2:15 pm 1.5 Teacher Choice 553891801 Jefferson MS (B215)
August 10th 2:30 pm - 4:00 pm 1.5 Teacher Choice 553891802 Jefferson MS (B215)

 

Secondary Social Studies - Making History with 3-D Printing
Many of our NISD Libraries have 3-D printers that can bring historical and contemporary pieces to your classroom in a hands-on manner! Learn how to integrate 3-D printing in your classroom and help students utilize their historical thinking skills.
Date Time Hours SRN Location/Room
August 6th 12:45 pm - 4:00 pm 1.5 Teacher Choice 554391801 Brennan HS Library (A209)