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Follow-Up Workshop for Experienced DBQers

Augusta, Maine
October 31, 2017

This workshop is recommended for teachers who have had an introductory workshop with The DBQ Project in the past.  

The Follow-up Day allows teachers to discuss and examine student work from their own classes. Not only are teachers developing a district-wide DBQ standard in these discussions, they gain a great deal of knowledge on how to modify the units to meet the needs of their own students.

Time9am-4pm

Questions? Contact Suzanne Roth at The DBQ Project.
suzanne@dbqproject.com

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Orange County Department of Education Presents: Democratizing the DBQ

Costa Mesa, California
November 9, 2017

What do Historical Inquiry, the State Standards, and DBQ have in common?

In short, nearly everything!  Attend this training for history-social science teachers and learn how to bring the State Standards to life in the classroom.   This training will provide you with the support you need to employ Document Based Questions and, in turn, allow you to provide all students with the scaffolding they need to analyze documents and produce evidence-based, argumentative writing.

A follow-up workshop will be offered. Date TBD.

Questions?

Naomi Stanaland
jhull@ocde.us
P: (714) 966-4438

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NCSS Pre-Conference Clinic

NCSS Conference - Moscone West
November 16, 2017

Inquiry, Argument Writing, and DBQ Online

To address the C3 Framework, instructional shifts emphasizing student engagement and writing instruction must prevail. The DBQ method helps teachers implement rigorous reading and writing activities in technology-rich classrooms.

 

Time: 10am – 4pm

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History/Social Sciences Invitational Workshop With The DBQ Project

Fresno, California
November 28, 2017

The newly adopted California History-Social Science Framework (2016) calls attention to the importance of developing content knowledge and inquiry-driven approaches to learning, while also building literacy skills and preparing all students for engaged citizenship in the 21st century. This two-day training will provide history-social science teachers in grades 6-12 with instructional strategies, sample lessons, and practices to utilize the document based question approach to inspire great teaching and learning while meeting the goals of the new CA HSS Framework. DBQ Project Founder Chip Brady will provide practical, hands-on experience with materials and introduce participants to the DBQ materials specifically designed for history, civics, geography, and economics.

This workshop will be a follow-up for teachers who attended our September 14th training.

The purchase of DBQ binders is encouraged but not required.

Questions?

La Lender or Pamela McGee
llender@fcoe.org
P: (559) 497-3749

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ELA Invitational Workshop With The DBQ Project

Fresno County Office of Education
November 29, 2017

This introductory training will provide ELA and ELD Teachers in grades 6-12 with instructional strategies, sample lessons, and practices to utilize the document based question approach to inspire great teaching and learning. The 6 DBQ practices are designed to help ALL students meet the varied authentic reading, writing, speaking, and listening demands expected of them for college and career readiness. DBQ Project Founder Chip Brady will provide practical, hands-on experience with the DBQ materials specifically designed to increase rigor and support students in accessing complex text while demonstrating their learning through writing. Participants will receive sample lessons for classroom use.

A follow-up workshop will be offered. Date TBD.

The purchase of DBQ Literature binders is encouraged but not required.

Questions?

La Lender or Pamela McGee
llender@fcoe.org
P: (559) 497-3749

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Reading and Writing in Your Social Studies Classroom

Wayne, MI
December 7, 2017

Participants will go through the 6 step (hook to writing) process used in Document Based Questioning. They will also examine best practices for each step and how to scaffold instruction for students with various abilities. The focus of this highly interactive session will have teachers walking away comfortable with implementing DBQs in their classroom.

 

Time: 8:30am – 3:00pm

 

Questions?

David Hales
halesd@resa.net
P: 734-334-1311

 

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