C3: Overcoming Challenges for Informed Action in Social Studies
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C3 Webinar: How Do You
Overcome Challenges for Students to Take Informed Action in Social Studies?
Tuesday, June 10, 2014
7:00pm ET / 4:00pm PT
Featured C3 Teacher Presenter: TBA
Preparing young people to take action, from conversations with friends to lobbying Congress, is the ultimate purpose of social studies. This webinar will feature C3 Teachers in action as they facilitate participant discussions about strategies for developing students' questioning skills in the classroom. Bring your own challenges--we'll devote part of the webinar to finding solutions together.
Required Reading: College, Career, and Civic Life (C3) Framework for Social Studies State Standards: Guidance for Enhancing the Rigor of K-12 Civics, Economics, Geography, and History
Kathy Swan and John Lee, C3 Framework writers and co-creators of the C3 Teachers movement, will be on hand to help provide additional insight into the challenges and opportunities of the C3 Framework.
In addition to special C3 Teacher guest presenters, this series will be led by:
, Associate Professor, Social Studies Education at the University of Kentucky.
Her research focuses on standards-based technology integration, authentic intellectual work, and documentary-making in the social studies classroom. Her co-authored book And Action! Directing Documentaries in the Social Studies Classroom
and children's series Thinking Like A Citizen were published in the Fall 2013. She is also the advisor for the Social Studies Assessment, Curriculum, and Assessment Collaborative (SSACI
) at the Chief Council of State School Officers (CCSSO
) and was the project Director/Lead Writer of the College, Career, and Civic Life (C3) Framework for Social Studies State Standards. Kathy co-founded C3 Teachers to help facilitate ongoing work around the C3 Framework.
, Associate Professor, Social Studies Education at North Carolina State University
His scholarly work focuses on digital history and new literacies in K-12 and teacher education. He is a co-writer of the College, Career, & Civic Life (C3): Framework for State Standards in Social Studies and co-founder of C3 Teachers. John also co-directs the New Literacies Collaborative
. His work includes a focus on global learning through the Technology Enrichment Initiation
and Beijing Royal School in China. He is author of the book Visualizing Elementary Social Studies Methods
. For more see http://www4.ncsu.edu/~jklee
$25 members / $35 nonmembers
This webinar is a part of a series. A 20% discount is offered for participation in the C3 Framework Webinar Series: Implications for Practice.
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