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Monday, January 21, 2019

7:45 AM – 4:00 PM

Martin Luther College 

1995 Luther Ct, New Ulm MN

The Southwest Minnesota Principals’ Conference is sponsoring a one-day conference dedicated to excellence in teaching social studies to children and adolescents.

HIGHLIGHTS OF THE CONFERENCE

KEYNOTE AND DISCUSSION

Why Teach Social Studies? Historical Thinking and the Inclusive Classroom – Dr. Kari Muente

SMALL GROUP PRESENTATIONS

Section 1: Methods & Materials

  • Integrating Geography in PreK-2 (Grades PreK-2)
  • Starting with Essential Questions & Big Ideas (All Grades)
  • Preparing for High School (Administrators & Upper Grades)
  • Inclusive Practices for Social Studies (All Grades)
  • UNPACK Primary Sources (Grades 5-8)
  • Project-Based Social Studies (Grades 5-8)

Section 2: Methods & Materials

  • Integrating Geography in Grades 3-8 (Grades 3-8)
  • Starting with Essentials Questions & Big Ideas (All Grades)
  • Preparing for High School (Administrators & Upper Grades)
  • Inclusive Practices for Social Studies (All Grades)
  • UNPACK Primary Sources (Grades 5-8)
  • Project-Based Social Studies (Grades 5-8)
  • Minnesota for Mini-Sotans (PreK-K)

Section 3: Resources & Best Practices

  • Early Childhood (PreK-K)
  • Grades 1 & 2
  • Grades 3 & 4
  • Grades 5 & 6
  • Grades 7 & 8
  • Grades 9 – 12

FACULTY DISCUSSION

Cost is $45 per person (includes refreshments and lunch)