SS HS Dept Chair Meeting

February 15, 2017 9am-12pm

Today's Agenda

  • Welcome - Roving Paragraph Icebreaker
  • Curriculum Announcements for SY 17-18 - District theory of change and power skills
  • Literacy Spotlight: Stop, Draw, Summarize
  • Intro to BLEND and Blended Learning
  • CLI Strategy Spotlight: Statues and Stage Pictures
  • Strategy Spotlight: Best Practices in the AP Social Studies classroom
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Literacy Spotlight: Stop, Draw, Summarize

As we read the excerpt from the book "Reading Nonfiction," we will stop at the designated places in the text and draw a representation of what we've read in this section. After we have drawn a representation of the three sections of the reading, we will summarize the excerpt.
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BLENDed Learning

Link to Today's Blended Learning Presentation


Technology Integration Model interactive matrix with examples of each level of integration and how it impacts different parts of instruction.

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When will you use Statues in your classroom?

Brainstorm with your table group how you will incorporate this strategy into your class over the next three weeks. Share with Melanie so that she can see the strategy in action and document it!

Stage Pictures

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Now that we have illustrated the approach of the Black Panthers, we will create a stage picture of the approach of Martin Luther King Jr. Afterwards, we will compare and contrast the approach taken by the Black Panthers with the approach of Martin Luther King Jr.
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When will you use Stage Pictures in your classroom?

Brainstorm with your table group how you will incorporate this strategy into your class over the next three weeks. Share with Melanie so that she can see the strategy in action and document it!

AP Strategies in the Austin ISD Classroom!

Now it is your turn to present! Would you rather...?


  1. Everyone takes turns sharing out to the whole group.
  2. Each of you shares with your table group, then decide as a group how you will share to the whole group.

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Please complete the exit ticket below on a post-it note and place on the door as you leave.

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