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History/Social Sciences Invitational Workshop With The DBQ Project

Fresno, California
September 14, 2017 - 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.

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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The DBQ Project Presents: DBQ’s for Literature

Fresno County Office of Education
September 15, 2017 - November 29, 2017

This two-day 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.

Purchase of DBQ Literature binders is encouraged but not required.

 

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Document-Based Questions in Geography: Reading and Writing with Evidence

Colorado Springs
September 30, 2017

Are you looking for ways to encourage students to ask more questions about geography? Do your students need experience analyzing maps, charts, and text sources? Do they need practice speaking and writing clearly? Curious about electronic solutions for these challenges? This workshop is for you! Teachers of grades 4-12 geography and other social studies classes, join The DBQ Project for an engaging, collaborative day. You will leave with a free lesson from The DBQ Project’s new Mini-Qs in Geography, resources from National Geographic, and information about teaching with geospatial technology.

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