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Do you need graduate credit? Newman University is offering 1 graduate credit for conference participants. Enroll before (or at) the conference using the form linked here - https://tinyurl.com/y5rddp8a. Then, following the conference, complete the post-conference reflection essay which will be emailed to you by Cameron Carlson, Dean of The School of Education. We appreciate Newman working with us to make this possible for teachers!

This conference is presented by KCHE in partnership with KCSS, KCEE, KGA, KHS, KSDE, and ESSDACK. We hope you enjoy this professional development experience!
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Sunday, October 20 • 2:30pm - 4:30pm
PBL in the Social Studies Classroom

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Social studies teachers today are expected to teach content as well as prepare students for the "working world" including, creativity, collaboration, and problem solving. All of these are possible when projects are included in the social studies classroom. This session will not only give you specific instructions, rubrics, and examples of projects that can be done in the social studies classroom, but we will also talk strategies for grouping, grading, and "hooking" students into the project!

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Jill Weber

Teacher, Maize High School
High School Social Studies teacher at Maize High School. This is my 14th year teaching, but my first one in High School. I spent the last 13 years with middle school students at Cheney Middle School. I love working to bring engaging activities into my classroom and teaching "working... Read More →

Sunday October 20, 2019 2:30pm - 4:30pm CDT
Dugan - Conference Center (B) Newman University, 3100 W. McCormick Wichita, Kansas 67213