ESC Region 17 Social Studies
History Rocks! Volume 4 Issue #2
We the People of the United States, in Order to form a more perfect Union, establish Justice, insure domestic Tranquility, provide for the common defence, promote the general Welfare, and secure the Blessings of Liberty to ourselves and our Posterity, do ordain and establish this Constitution for the United States of America.
Constitution Day is September 17!
Check Out These Classroom Resources for Constitution Day!
Constitution Day Webinar presented by Law-Related Education
Thursday, Sep. 17th, 6pm
This is an online event.
Join the LRE scholars on September 17th for this Constitution Day webinar as they summarize some of the 2019-2020 U.S. Supreme Court’s major decisions!
The webinar begins at 6:00 p.m. CDT and participants can receive a certificate for 1.5 hours of continuing education credit for attending.
Register in advance for this webinar.
After registering, you will receive a confirmation email containing information about joining the webinar.
Register to take part in two virtual events on Madison vs. Mason-Friday, Sept. 18 7:00 and Slavery and the U.S. Constitution-Saturday, Sept. 19, 7:00 (eastern time)
Check out this SMORE for some more Celebrate Freedom links! I will add more to this newsletter as the year goes continues.
This newsletter has all kinds of primary and secondary sources to help with your content knowledge of the 19th Amendment passage and some amazing women!!! You can use some of these resources for your Celebrate Freedom Week lessons.
Happenings Around the Region and State!
Region 17 Social Studies Office Hours
Monday, September 14, 2020 8:00-5:00 https://forms.gle/VpUhqNxp4fWauJxn7
Tuesday, September 22, 2020 8:00-5:00 https://forms.gle/xUfWdC6SWBY7zESD9
Tuesday, September 29, 2020 8:00-5:00 https://forms.gle/1rVskLSiVhXgnkLm7
Once you register, I will send you the zoom link!!!
Historically Speaking Weekly After School Virtual Chats
9/23/20 We will plan with the end in mind (STAAR/EOC)! This session will blend the day with a live zoom meeting 9:00-12:00, some collaboration time, and then, a short self-paced Canvas course module to finish planning ( to get 6 hours CPE)
9/30/20 Participants new to teaching or just new to teaching Social Studies will gain content knowledge about the TEKS, strategies, and planning time to help with first-semester instruction. (Live zoom in a.m./self-paced for three more hours of PD!)
9/25/20-With House Bill 174, the Texas State Legislature named the last Friday in September American Indian Heritage Day. Join the Bullock Museum of Texas History from 9:30-12:00 Virtual Webinars.
Click on the link to register!! October 2-4, 2020 Virtual for the first time ever