Social Studies and Inquiry

Student empowerment through inquiry

W-FL BOCES Social Studies and Inquiry Workshop

Learn from an inquiry expert!

Join Dr. Barbara Stripling as she invites teachers and librarians to revitalize Social Studies lessons and units that will engage students in learning through the inquiry process! Participants will learn inquiry strategies to implement in the classroom that are aligned with the NYS Social Studies Framework and Practices. Workshop will also include a presentation from Ganondagan Intrepreter Ronnie Reitter, as she draws upon local history to connect to the NYS Social Studies Framework!

Collaborative teams of teachers (classroom, LOTE, Special area), school librarians & administrators are encouraged to attend! Lunch is included.

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Inquiry and Social Studies Workshop

Wednesday, Sep. 23rd, 8am-3pm

131 Drumlin Court

Newark, NY

To register, please complete form below and return to Ronnie Mortensen at W-FL BOCES:

Ganondagan State Historic Site

Contact Director Meg Joseph ( to learn more about connecting Ganondagan resources with your students and teachers!

Iroquois White Corn Project

Learn how to support and partner with the local non-profit organization, the Iroquois White Corn Project, which "encompasses history, culture, community, entrepreneurship, collaboration, agriculture, health, and food systems"

W-FL BOCES Staff Development and School Library System

For questions, please contact Melissa Kerrick, or Kate Hammill,