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Branch Out! Using Non-Fiction Texts to Give your Students Roots
Discover ways to build your students' knowledge through literacy using non-fiction texts and primary source documents.
Oh! The Places You'll Go (with innovative lesson design)
Enhance student engagement and understanding by designing lessons that allow for innovation without sacrificing standards.
Empowering your Students through Progress Monitoring Tools
Learn how to create and utilize student progress monitoring tools to build student confidence and responsibility for learning.
The Interactive Notebook & Backwards Planning
We will present on how we use district exams to backwards plan and create the Interactive Notebook: RS (right side) data (notes for students) and the LS (left side) activities that challenge and engage them using content. We will demonstrate how we operate and will ask that all those that attend bring or have access to their materials for their first unit (including their exam) so they can create their own RS & LS for use in the fall
Intro to Elementary DBQ
Are you new to Elementary ELA/SS in NISD or looking for a refresher on how to facilitate the DBQ? Learn an easy approach to helping students dive into primary and secondary source documents while you tackle the DBQ.
It's Not Just a Packet! Taking the DBQ Beyond the Page
Are you stuck in a DBQ rut? Do all of your students' DBQs look the same? Join us to discover ways to differentiate the DQB and help your students express their thoughts in a more individualized way.
Enhance, Engage, Energize!
Helping secondary teachers develop fun ways to increase good classroom management techniques.
AP Social Studies PLC
AP Teachers will analyze their IPR and discuss best practices for their course through the lens of the new College Board resrouces, including the Unit Guide.
Social Studies new teacher training 2019
Teachers New to NISD
Save the date for new teacher training Friday, August 2nd and Monday, August 5th from 8:30-4:00 pm at the administration building! We are looking forward to meeting you!
First Year Teachers
The Social Studies Team is here to support you in your first year as an educator. We will meet three times throughout the year to discuss, collaborate, model, and explore both content and pedagogical concepts and instructional strategies.
- Academy #1: September 18, 2019
- Academy #2: October 22, 2019
- Academy #3: February 4, 2020