Social Studies Update
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Instructional Technology Tools for the Social Studies Classroom
Session ID Number: 367195
Driving on the Right Side of the Road
Session ID Number: 369429
Social Studies Extravaganza: There is Something Special in the Air!
Day One: June 9th
There is Something Special in the Air!
Satisfies 6 hour GT Update
Keynote Speaker: Mary Beth Tinker from the Tinker v. Des Moines Supreme Court Case
Session ID Number: 45991
Twitter Professional Development
June 14th: Instructional Technology Tools
Session ID Number: 387726
Law Related Education: Summer Workshop Series
Day One: Federalism and Constitutional Challenges: Articles of Confederation to 1870
Session ID Number: 368268
Day Two - Federalism and Constitutional Challenges: 1870's to Present Day
Session ID Number: 368273
Day Three - Analyzing American Political Divisions
Session ID Number: 368277
Day Four - Oyez, Oyez: Supreme Court Cases
Session ID Number: 368285
Best Practice Series
Differentiation and Vocabulary Activities- Part II
Session ID Number:42973
Instructional Technology for Elementary Teachers
Session ID Number: 42975
Learning Opportunities for Students and Teachers
Personal Financial Literacy Course- Training Opportunities and Teacher Resources
Humanities Texas Summer Professional Development
In June 2016, Humanities Texas will hold a series of FREE three-day professional development institutes for middle school and high school social studies teachers in Texas schools.
The programs are free of charge to teachers and their schools. Participants will receive a $200 stipend, as well as CPE credit and a wealth of curricular materials. On-campus housing is available to out–of–town teachers at no cost. Teachers will be reimbursed for approved travel costs up to $300. For more details about arrangements and eligible expenses, please see the Humanities Texas website.
The institutes this summer include:
Dates: June 6–9, 2016
City: Houston, Texas
Location: University of Houston
Coverage: U.S. history in the late-eighteenth and early-nineteenth centuries.
Dates: June 12–15, 2016
City: San Antonio, Texas
Location: The University of Texas at San Antonio
Coverage: U.S. history from the periods of exploration to revolution, with additional consideration of Texas during the Mexican national and revolutionary periods.
Dates: June 13-16, 2016
City: Austin, Texas
Location: The University of Texas at Austin
Coverage: U.S. history from 1945 to 1960.
How to apply
Visit the Humanities Texas website for further information or apply here: http://www.humanitiestexas.org/education/teacher-institutes/application
These courses are self-paced. They MUST be completed by April 29th in order to receive the 6 to 12 hours of CPE credit. You may register at any time throughout the Spring.
Conceptual Planning in Social Studies
Session ID Number: 43244
Formative Assessment in a Nutshell
Session ID Number: 43248
Online Book Study: “Why Won’t You Just Tell Us the Answer?” Teaching Historical Thinking in Grades 7-12
Session ID Number: 367423
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Texas Council for the Social Studies
Texas General Land Office