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Social Studies that Sticks: Implementing Inquiry with Integrity

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Wednesday, October 30, 2019
8:30 am - 3:30 pm
Thursday, April 23, 2020
8:30 am - 3:30 pm
Char-Em ISD Charlevoix Office
08568 Mercer Blvd.
Charlevoix, MI 49720
Contact & More Info
Contact: Julie Hersha
Email: hershaj@charemisd.org
Phone: (231) 547-9947

As the push to practice inquiry - the act of asking questions, seeking the answers, creating, evaluating, and critiquing evidentiary support, and communicating conclusions - becomes ever more prevalent in Michigan's social studies classrooms, it is important that educational teams begin examining and implementing effective inquiry-based practices in their classrooms. This three-part series will provide a road map and opportunities for collaboration and development of inquiry practices across Char-Em ISD.

Participants will:

  • Examine and unpack the “arc of inquiry” and other relevant standards-based documents to evaluate the effectiveness of current disciplinary gaps.
  • Study, examine and utilize inquiry-based practices in the social studies classroom.
  • Develop a network of like-minded professional learning community contacts to reinforce and define inquiry-based practices in the social studies classroom.
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