Workshops and Events

Workshops and Events

On this page, you'll find a list of upcoming CES workshops and events with the option to narrow the results by a specific Month and Year. Click on the event title for more details to register online. 

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October

Teaching Grades K-5 Civic Engagement and Social Studies - Two Days

Emerging America
Offered by: 
Professional Development - History and Social Studies
Event Start Date: 
Oct 16 2018 - 8:30am
Social studies offers powerful strategies to engage diverse learners with informational texts, hands-on activities, and meaningful writing. Join Laurie Risler, veteran elementary teacher and specialist on exceptional learning, to explore strategies to teach social studies in elementary schools and develop plans for your classroom and school.
Status:
Disabled

Accessing Inquiry for Students with Disabilities through Primary Sources

Emerging America
Offered by: 
Professional Development - English Language Learners - History and Social Studies - Special Education
Event Start Date: 
Oct 24 2018 - 8:30am
Nov 7 2018 - 8:00am
The Library of Congress Teaching with Primary Sources (TPS) Program at the Collaborative for Educational Services is making accessible to all learners–including students with disabilities–the best of inquiry-based instruction using primary sources.
Status:
Active

November

Accessing Inquiry for Students with Disabilities through Primary Sources

Emerging America
Offered by: 
Professional Development - English Language Learners - History and Social Studies - Special Education
Event Start Date: 
Oct 24 2018 - 8:30am
Nov 7 2018 - 8:00am
The Library of Congress Teaching with Primary Sources (TPS) Program at the Collaborative for Educational Services is making accessible to all learners–including students with disabilities–the best of inquiry-based instruction using primary sources.
Status:
Active

World Geography and History - Designing Grades 6-7

Emerging America
Offered by: 
Professional Development - History and Social Studies
Event Start Date: 
Nov 15 2018 - 8:30am
Jan 29 2019 - 8:30am
Participants will gain essential knowledge and tools to design and teach the two-year World Geography and History requirements laid out in the 2018 Social Studies standards. This workshop will empahsize the use of a variety of primary and secondary sources, and teaching to meet the needs of diverse learners.
Status:
Active

Understanding the Standards for History and Social Sciences Practice Webinar

Emerging America
Offered by: 
Professional Development - History and Social Studies
Event Start Date: 
Nov 27 2018 - 5:00pm
This webinar will explore the key ideas, purpose, and application of the Standards for History and Social Sciences Practice in the new 2018 Massachusetts History and Social Science Curriculum Framework. Additionally, it will provide an overview of how the Practice Standards are designed for integration with the Content and Literacy standards.
Status:
Active

December

Media Literacy and Civic Engagement

Emerging America
Offered by: 
Professional Development - History and Social Studies
Event Start Date: 
Dec 10 2018 - 5:00pm
Promoting Active Learning in the K-12 Classroom and Community Webinar
In this webinar, participants will reflect on means to guide critical media analysis, and explore strategies for empowering students to change from passive consumers into civic actors with–ultimately–their own messages to share. We will also explore strategies to generate and support civic engagement projects, particularly projects that blend digital and face-to-face learning.
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Active

January

Integrating Civic Engagement Projects Across the Curriculum

Emerging America
Offered by: 
Professional Development - History and Social Studies
Event Start Date: 
Oct 4 2018 - 8:30am
Jan 23 2019 - 8:30am
In July of 2018, the Massachusetts Legislature passed a requirement that every student have the opportunity to complete a civic engagement project between 8th and 12th grades. New History and Social Science Standards further reinforce this requirement with relevant content, including on media, and with literacy and practice standards that engage students in real-world projects in their communities.
Status:
Active

World Geography and History - Designing Grades 6-7

Emerging America
Offered by: 
Professional Development - History and Social Studies
Event Start Date: 
Nov 15 2018 - 8:30am
Jan 29 2019 - 8:30am
Participants will gain essential knowledge and tools to design and teach the two-year World Geography and History requirements laid out in the 2018 Social Studies standards. This workshop will empahsize the use of a variety of primary and secondary sources, and teaching to meet the needs of diverse learners.
Status:
Active

March

Social Studies PLC

Offered by: 
Professional Development - History and Social Studies
Event Start Date: 
Oct 4 2018 - 3:30pm
Mar 7 2019 - 3:30pm

The Social Studies PLC is a supportive community of dynamic history and social studies school leaders, including academic department chairs, social studies coordinators, building and district resource staff, and curriculum directors or assistant directors.

Status:
Active