K-12 Social Studies Update: Implementation and Strategic Next Steps
Greg Ahlquist, Webster Central Schools, 2013 NYS Teacher of the Year, State Education Department Social Studies Consultant
This session offers strategic advice on how districts and teachers can take reasonable, practical, and systemic steps to prepare students for the changes in Social Studies and especially for the new Global Regents exam target date of June 2018. This interactive session, applicable to teachers and administrators, will focus on the implementation of the NYS Social Studies Framework and share the latest work and timeline for the NYS Resource Toolkit Project. Particular emphasis will be placed on the role of skills and the Social Studies practices, a foundational part of the Framework. The powerpoint offers information and an overview of the Social Studies work.