Do This, Not That: Designing Effective Professional Development

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Wayne Journell, Assistant Professor (Creator)
The University of North Carolina at Greensboro (UNCG )
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Abstract: Do you find yourself … … searching for a new approach to teaching social studies that incorporates inquiry? … in a school, district, or state that hasn’t offered professional development for social studies instruction in the last 3, 5, 10 years? … the lone body interested in bringing real world issues and current events to your classroom? … in a school, district, or state that thinks that C3 only refers to a Star Wars character? Social studies teachers often find themselves in search of professional development that transforms lessons from facts, figures, and boldfaced vocabulary to lessons that develop the sophisticated thinking skills students need to make sense of the social issues of our everyday world.

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Social Education, 80 (6), 381-384. 2016.
Language: English
Date: 2016
social studies instruction, social studies teachers, professional development

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