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Maine Learning Results for Social Studies – Overview, with Joe Schmidt
October 15, 2019 @ 8:30 am - 2:30 pm
This full-day workshop will be led by Joe Schmidt (DOE Social Studies Specialist) who will provide an overview of the revision process for the Maine Learning Results for Social Studies as well as share resources that support their implementation. Focus topics will include:
- Changes to the overall framework for both elementary and secondary schools.
- The embedding of the skills and processes of social studies throughout the document.
- A greater emphasis on teaching about Maine Native Americans.
- A greater emphasis on teaching about personal finance.
Districts are encouraged to send representative teams of social studies teachers as time will be provided for participants to explore the standards and resources in order to plan for classroom and district implementation.
Lunch will be on your own. Lunch can be purchased at the UMPI Campus Center Dining Hall for approximately $8.