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Democratizing the DBQ: Helping ALL Students to Read, Think and Write in History, Civics and Literature

Little Rock, Arkansas
July 23, 2019

This workshop will be interactive and provide a solid understanding of our DBQ process and various ways to use our materials. History/Social Studies and ELA/R teachers, administrators and instructional coaches of grades 3-12 are encouraged to attend.

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Democratizing the DBQ: Using DBQs to Engage ALL Students in Reading, Writing, and Thinking in Social Studies and Literature

Shreveport, Louisiana
July 31, 2019

This introductory workshop is designed to get teachers new to the DBQ pedagogy excited about the process. It is also reinvigorating for those teachers already steeped in DBQ experience. The day includes an overview of The DBQ Project Method. The goal is for all participants to leave ready to implement a DBQ in their classrooms.

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Designing Quality Assessment and Instruction in Social Studies with Document-based Questions (DBQs)

Chesterfield County, VA
July 31, 2019 - August 1, 2019

Join Chip Brady and The DBQ Project Team in a 2-day exploration on how to implement DBQs as part of a balanced assessment and instruction plan. This workshop aligns to the Virginia Department of Education Quality Criteria Review Tool for Performance Assessments and VDOE sample performance assessment rubrics. This registration fee includes workshop materials, breakfast, and lunch.

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Democratizing the DBQ: Using DBQs to Engage ALL Students in Reading, Writing, and Thinking in Social Studies and Literature

Baton Rouge
August 1, 2019

This introductory workshop is designed to get teachers new to the DBQ pedagogy excited about the process. It is also reinvigorating for those teachers already steeped in DBQ experience. The day includes an overview of The DBQ Project Method. The goal is for all participants to leave ready to implement a DBQ in their classrooms.

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Inquiry and Literacy in the Social Studies Classroom

Holland, MI
August 14, 2019

This workshop will provide step-by-step instructions and intensive modeling on historical thinking skills, argumentative writing, and how to scaffold instruction for students with various abilities. The focus of this highlight interactive session is to have teachers walk away with confidence in implementing DBQs and promoting literacy in social studies. This workshop will be held on four separate dates. Only register for one of them.

*Registrants will receive a complimentary 1 year MCSS Membership

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Democratizing the DBQ: Using DBQs to Engage ALL Students in Reading, Writing, and Thinking in Elementary and Middle School Social Studies and Literature, Grades 3-8

Las Vegas, NV
September 18, 2019

For History/Social Studies and EL/R teachers, administrators and instructional coaches, grades 3-8. This introductory workshop is designed to get teachers new to the DBQ pedagogy excited about the process. It is also reinvigorating for those teachers already steeped in DBQ experiences. The day includes an overview of The DBQ Project 6-Step Method. Participants will receive a sample unit and lunch will be provided.

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Democratizing the DBQ: Using DBQs to Engage ALL Students in Reading, Writing, and Thinking in Secondary School Social Studies and Literature, Grades 6-12

Las Vegas, NV
September 19, 2019

For History/Social Studies and EL/R teachers, administrators and instructional coaches, grades 6-12. This introductory workshop is designed to get teachers new to the DBQ pedagogy excited about the process. It is also reinvigorating for those teachers already steeped in DBQ experiences. The day includes an overview of The DBQ Project 6-Step Method. Participants will receive a sample unit and lunch will be provided.

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Using DBQs to Engage ALL Students in Reading, Writing, and Thinking in Elementary and Middle School

Iowa Gold Star Military Museum, Johnston, Iowa
September 26, 2019

This DBQ Project introductory workshop is designed to get teachers excited new to DBQ excited about the pedagogy and to serve as a reinvigorating refresher for those already steeped in the DBQ experience.

Special emphasis will be placed on differentiating the process to meet the needs of all learners in grades 3-8. The goal of the workshop is for all participants to leave enthusiastically ready to implement a DBQ in their classrooms. Participants will receive a sample unit from The DBQ Project materials. History/Social Studies and ELA/R teachers, administrators and instructional coaches of grades 3-8 are encouraged to attend. Lunch will be provided.

The purchase of DBQ binders and/or a DBQ Online subscription is encouraged but not required.

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