Do you struggle with finding time to teach science and social studies? Are you curious to know if there are ways to merge the two?
In this workshop teachers will:
Identify commonalities between 3rd-5th grade Science and social studies TEKS
Explore Backwards Design to merge commonalities
Participate in Strategies that embed 3rd-5th grade science and social studies TEKS
Devise a plan to embed these strategies into an upcoming unit of study
Who is this for?
self-contained 3rd-5th teachers, elementary science teachers, elementary social studies teachers
Carolyn Beardsley, Melissa Solis
Who do I contact for more information?
Instructional Strategies, Science, Social Studies, Teaching & Learning
1 - Planning, T-TESS 2 - Instruction, T-TESS 1.1 - Planning: Standards and Alignment, T-TESS 1.4 - Planning: Activities, T-TESS 2.2 - Instruction: Content Knowledge and Expertise
1 - Instructional Leadership, T-PESS 2 - Human Capital, T-PESS 1.1A - Ensures curricula aligned with state standards, T-PESS 1.1B - Monitors and ensures high quality instruction, T-PESS 2.2A - Maintains diverse and high quality work force