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A few agreements for our three days together:

  • Place electronic devices on vibrate or off
  • Participate fully
  • Limit side-bar conversations
  • Respectfully disagree but, TRUST THE PROCESS

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8:30 - 8:45
Welcome and Review
8:45 - 9:00
Homework discussion
9:00 - 10:00/10:15
Work Session Begins
Morning Break
10:15/10:30 11:30
Work Session Continued
Lunch (On your Own)
1:00 - 2:30/2:45
Work Session Continued
Afternoon Break
2:45/3:00 - 3:45
Work Session Continued
3:45 - 4:00
Day Two Evaluation and Homework Assignment
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Session Objectives:

Participants will...

1) Evaluate their individual progress/level of readiness in implementing the Social Studies Essential Standards.
  • By using a self-assessment checklist and presenter-peer discussion to explore readiness
  • By using the self-assessment checklist as a tool to help determine a plan of action

2) Increase their understanding of developing concept-based units of instruction.
  • By working through the step by step components of the Unit Development process
  • By collaborating (within grade levels or courses) to create or revise a concept-based unit

Home <> Welcome/Introductions, Agenda, Session Overview and Objectives <> Self-Assessment <> Background <> The 12 Step Process <>Evaluations <> Homework
Quick Links To Components In The Process
Unpacking The Standards <> Creating Unit Outlines <> Drafting A Brief Overview Of The Unit <> Identifying Clarifying Objectives <> Creating The Content-Concept Web <> Writing Generalizations <> Guiding Questions <> Identifying Key Factual Content <> Identifying Key Skills <> Aligning Assessments to Understandings/Performance Tasks <> Learning Experiences <> Identifying Resources and Teacher Notes

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