Day 1 with Dr. Abby Reisman (October 5)
- This full day workshop for grade 6-12 social studies teachers will focus on the design of document-based lessons in history. Workshop segments will explore strategies for modeling and teaching historical thinking. Participants will engage in exercises focused on formulating generative historical questions, selecting and preparing primary sources for struggling readers, and facilitating document-based discussion. Lesson materials will be drawn from the Reading Like a Historian curriculum (https://sheg.stanford.edu/).
- Dr. Abby Reisman is an Assistant Professor of Teacher Education in the Teaching, Learning, and Leadership Division at the University of Pennsylvania Graduate School of Education. Reisman received her Ph.D. from Stanford University, where she directed the “Reading Like a Historian” Project in San Francisco, the first extended history curriculum intervention in urban high schools.
Day 2 with Questar III Social Studies Specialist (November 16)
- A follow up session, facilitated by the Questar III Social Studies Specialist, will enable participants to apply their learning to develop lesson plans aligned to the NYS Social Studies Framework. Educators in the process of aligning their curriculum to meet the demands of the New Global History and Geography II Regents Exam are encouraged to attend.
Register for one day or Both by choosing the appropriate MLP link:
October 5 ONLY: https://www.mylearningplan.com/WebReg/ActivityProfile.asp?I=2413174&D=15197
October 5 & November 16: https://www.mylearningplan.com/WebReg/ActivityProfile.asp?D=15197&I=2413226