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Content, Inquiry, Literacy, and Citizenship, Grades 3-5

Los Angeles, CA
May 22, 2019 - May 23, 2018

The newly adopted California History-Social Science Framework calls attention to the importance of developing content knowledge, inquiry-driven approaches to learning, building literacy skills and preparing all students for engaged citizenship in the 21st century.

This two-day training will provide history-social studies teachers, grades 3-5 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 Framework.  DBQ Project presenter will provide practical, hands-on experience with materials and introduce participants to the DBQ materials specifically designed for elementary students.

The purchase of DBQ binders is encouraged but not required.  Participants will receive sample lessons to use and adapt for classroom use.

Meets LCAP Goals 1, 2, 4, 5

 

This is a two-day event. Day Two is on May 23, 2019.

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Content, Inquiry, Literacy, and Citizenship – Closing the Gap for History, Civics, Geography, and Economics for Grades 6-12

Los Angeles, CA
May 22, 2019 - May 23, 2019

The newly adopted California History-Social Science Framework calls attention to the importance of developing content knowledge, inquiry-driven approaches to learning, building literacy skills and preparing all students for engaged citizenship in the 21st century.

This two-day training will provide history-social studies teachers, 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 Framework.  DBQ Project Co-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 the newly released economics DBQ binder.

The purchase of DBQ binders is encouraged but not required.  Participants will receive sample lessons to use and adapt for classroom use.

Meets LCAP Goals 1, 2, 4, 5

This is a two day event. Day two is on May 23, 2019.

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Democratizing the DBQ: Reading and Writing in History for All Students Grades 4-12

Omaha, Nebraska
June 6, 2019

For Grades 4-12 History/Social Science and Language Arts Teachers

  • Are you looking for ways to incorporate moreand better inquiry lessons into your courses?
  • Do you need some ideas about how to keep therigorous work of reading and writing engaging for students?Come to the Nebraska Council for Social Studies Conference a day early! This lively one- day training will provide history and social science and language arts teachers in grades 4-12 with instructional strategies, sample lessons, and strategies for teaching document-based questions. Our instructional approach is designed to inspire great teaching and learning while meeting the goals of the new C3 Framework and Career and College Readiness Standards. Beth Montgomery of the DBQ Project will provide practical, hands-on experience spotlighting materials from The DBQ Project Library.

    Purchase of binders or a DBQ Online subscription is encouraged but not required.

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Democratizing the DBQ: Reading and Writing in History for All Students Grades 4-12

Omaha, Nebraska
June 6, 2019

Come to the Nebraska Council for Social Studies Conference a day early! This lively one-day training will provide history and social science and language arts teachers in grades 4-12 with instructional strategies, sample lessons, and strategies for teaching document-based questions. Our instructional approach is designed to inspire great teaching and learning while meeting the goals of the new C3 Framework and Career and College Readiness Standards.

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Teaching with Document Based Questions

Casa Grande Innovation Academy
June 13, 2019

This DBQ Project Introductory Workshop is the fourth day of the Summer Road Trip, the Casa Grande Professional Development Seminar. Participants can sign up for one day or for all four days!

Are you looking for ways to teach the newly adopted Social Studies Standards and Disciplinary Skills and Practices?  Teaching with document-based questions can help!  Join Beth Montgomery from the DBQ Project to learn how to chunk the process of doing a DBQ with students in grades 3-12.  Learn how to help students read and extract relevant evidence and then use it to build arguments to support their claims verbally and in writing.  This interactive workshop will be taught using DBQ Online so bring a device!.  You do not need to purchase materials to get a lot out of this day, but our lessons in history and social science make your life easier!
Beth Montgomery has trained and consulted with hundreds of districts throughout the country about how to effectively integrate literacy and inquiry skills into social studies and literature classes. She is an experienced practitioner, having taught for 24 years in grades 4-12 in New York, France, and Colorado. She fell in love with the DBQ Project about twenty years ago and has been spreading the love since stopping teaching in 2011.
Questions?
email Patty Messer  pmesser@giaowlsmail.com
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Democratizing the DBQ: Helping ALL Students Read, Think, and Write In History and ELA Classrooms

San Diego, California
June 18, 2019
  • Are you looking for ways to incorporate more and better inquiry lessons into your courses?
  • Do you need some ideas about how to keep the rigorous work of reading and writing engaging for students?This lively one-day training will provide history, social science, and literature teachers in grades 4-12 with instructional strategies, sample lessons, and strategies for teaching document-based questions. Our instructional approach is designed to inspire great teaching and learning while meeting the goals of the new CA HSS Framework. Beth Montgomery of the DBQ Project will provide practical, hands-on experience spotlighting materials from the new Mini-Qs in California and American History Binder. The purchase of DBQ binders and/ or a DBQ Online subscription is encouraged but not required. Participants will receive a sample lesson to use and adapt for classroom use.
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Inquiry and Literacy in the Social Studies Classroom

Shepherd, MI
June 20, 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 Social Studies and Literature

Vestavia Hills, AL
June 20, 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
June 21, 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: 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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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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Inquiry and Literacy in the Social Studies Classroom

Shepherd, MI
August 15, 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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