December 13, 2017

#11579 Information Overload: News Literacy Resources for the Classroom and Using Current and Controversial Issue Discussions in the Classroom

Information Overload:  Empower your students to be wise consumers and producers of information through research based practices that can enhance your classroom.  Collaborate with likeminded professionals as you are connected with FREE resources and activities to prepare students for college, career and civic life.  Explicit connections will be made to the IL Social Studies Standards, the Common Core State Standards and the Danielson Framework for Effective Teaching.  Appropriate for grades 6-12.
Using Current and Controversial Issue Discussions:  The new IL civic education requirement prescribes that students discuss current and controversial issues in the classroom.  Learn research based best practice in creating a safe environment for student participation in addressing the most compelling questions facing our communities.   Collaborate with others to craft effective questions for deliberation.  Walk away with strategies to engage students in current and controversial issues discussion to enhance your current classroom practice.  Explicit connections will be made to the IL Social Studies Standards, the Common Core State Standards an the Danielson Framework for Effective Teaching.  Appropriate for grades 6-12.

Date:  March 16, 2018
Time:  9:00 AM – 3:00 PM
Location:  ROE Moline
Cost:  covered by the McCormick Foundation
Audience:  Administrators and Social Studies Educators Grades 6-12
Presenter:  Mary Ellen Daneels
Registration Deadline:  3/9/2018