SS HS Dept Chair Meeting

December 6, 2016 1pm-4pm

Today's Agenda

  • Welcome - Give One, Get One Icebreaker (1.1a)
  • Curriculum Updates for Spring Semester (1.1.b,1.1.c)
  • Strategy Spotlight: Writing in the Social Studies Classroom (3.1a, 3.1c, 4.1a)
  • Post-Election Season & SEL Integration (1.3.c, 5.1.a)
  • PLC Spotlight: Moving towards Standards-Based Grading (4.1a)
  • Digital Citizenship in the Social Studies Classroom (5.1c)
  • Vertical Integration from 6-12 (1.1b, 1.1c)
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AP Textbook Update

AP Government - Pearson's Government in America, 17th edition

Available summer 2017

25 print books per teacher

100% online licenses for students

!st week of Summer break = 3 hour textbook training to learn about the online resources available with the new textbook.

Strategy Spotlight: Writing in the Social Studies Classroom

Reflect on the following question:


How often do students write in your classroom, and what form does that writing usually take?

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The Post Election Season and SEL Integration

PLC Spotlight: Moving towards Standards-Based Grading

Please read the article below. As you read, look for challenges you might find as we move towards standards-based grading, and benefits you're looking forward to.

https://www.edutopia.org/blog/peaks-pits-standards-based-grading-josh-work

Digital Citizenship in the Social Studies Classroom

Vertical Integration from 6-12

Briefly write down the current social studies course sequence at your campus. Share with your neighbor. How are they similar and how are they different?

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

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