PLAEA Social Studies Opportunities
PLAEA Pilot Projects
Open Education Resources & Social Studies Unit Design Cohorts
Teachers in Prairie Lakes AEA are invited to come together for four days to build Social Studies units using Open Education Resources (OER) to teach the new Iowa Social Studies Standards. The units will incorporate OER resources, Iowa AEA Online Databases, and appropriate websites. At the end of the sessions, each participant will have at least one curricular unit shared to a Google Team Drive Folder. The units created will be open and available to all teachers.
Create an environment of shared understanding around the OER movement.
Design Social Studies unit(s) to be shared with all teachers across the state.
Dec 13 & 14 9:00am-2:30pm, Feb 14 & 15 (21 & 22 as snow dates) 9:00am-2:30pm
Check out last year's work in 7th grade Contemporary Global Studies!
We will be working with 3-5 teachers for this project. We will make every effort to select teachers in like-grade levels to work with their specific standards.