Summer PD Shout Out

Two Great PD Opportunities this Week at ESC 17!

Two Great Opportunities this Week as the Hill Country comes to West Texas!!!

Join us for two live sessions for some PD hours this week. Do you need Online modules to help teach geography skills in Middle and High school? Need some fabulous World War II resources for virtual learning? We got you covered!!! Coming live from San Marcos and Fredericksburg, join the Texas State University's Grosvenor Center for Geographic Education and the National Museum of the Pacific War's Education Department for two great sessions this week.

Project Geography Online presented by the Grosvenor Center for Geographic Education

Wednesday, July 15th, 9am-12pm

This is an online event.

Join us for a 3-hour virtual professional development workshop that will help you expand your knowledge and teaching in geography! During this workshop, teachers will have the opportunity to become familiar with existing free online video modules in geography. We will specifically view a module called, “Water: Too Much, Too Little”, focused around hurricanes and droughts. The workshop will include group discussion, breakout rooms, and additional work to receive an additional 3-hour of credits. These modules are perfect for teachers of World Geography, AP Human Geography, and 6th grade World Cultures.

Click on the link to register! Free!!!

Historically Speaking Weekly Chat

Thursday, July 16th, 1-3pm

This is an online event.

Join us for a time to talk about all things social studies! We will share resources, tools, successes, and goals for getting our new school year off to a great start! Each week we will discuss ways to plan for upcoming instruction, learn new technology pieces, and new resources as we prepare for a new school year.

This week we have a guest speaker- Bryan Degner from the National Museum of the Pacific War. He will be presenting on "Operation Montage"

Bring the history of WWII and the home front into your class through the free distance learning programs offered by the National Museum of the Pacific War which is located in Fredericksburg Texas. Participants in this break out session will hear from members of the museum's education department as they share artifacts and portions of a few of the lessons that are aligned with the TEKS. There will be time for questions at the end of the presentation.

Click on the link below to register. The zoom link will be sent out on Thursday morning!