Join teachers and education leaders from around the world as we explore how complex questions, student-led tasks, and diverse sources make up the essential steps of every social studies inquiry.
WEBINARS IN THIS SERIES
THURSDAY, FEBRUARY 10 @ 3:30 PM CST
The Steps Toward Inquiry in Social Studies (Series Kickoff)
With special guests Natacha Scott (Director of Educator Engagement, iCivics), Dr. Scott M. Waring (Professor and Director of Teaching with Primary Sources Program, University of Central Florida), and Sarah Milo Hoskow (Director of Partner Experience, inquirED).
Powerful questions, student-led tasks, and diverse sources are the essential steps toward inquiry in social studies. Join us for the launch of our new webinar series as we explore how to design and integrate these elements to engage and inspire students.
THURSDAY, MARCH 3 @ 3:30 PM CST
Questioning: The Key to Unlocking the Power of Inquiry in Social Studies
With special guests Warren Berger (Journalist and Author), Sarah Westbrook (Director of Professional Learning, The Right Question Institute), and Anthony Sievert (Learning Experience Architect, inquirED).
To practice inquiry in social studies, educators must craft powerful questions AND help students build their own questioning power. Join us as we explore this essential step toward inquiry in social studies.
THURSDAY, APRIL 7 @ 3:30 PM CST
Up to the Task: How to Support Student-Led Learning in Elementary Social Studies
With special guests Elisabeth Ventling Simon (Co-Founder and Head of Learning Experiences, inquirED) and Jillian Corr (Senior Learning Experience Designer, inquirED).
Student-led learning tasks in K-8 inquiry-based social studies not only build content knowledge and skills but also help students take ownership of their learning. Join us as we explore the benefits and challenges of designing student-led learning experiences in social studies.
THURSDAY, APRIL 28 @ 3:30 PM CST
Inquiry in Action: Classroom Spotlights
In inquiry-based social studies, students build deep content knowledge and flexible disciplinary skills. But that’s not all! They also use their knowledge and skills to solve real-world problems and meet challenges. Join inquirED’s Partner Experience Team to explore inquiry-based social studies in action.
THURSDAY, MAY 12 @ 3:30 PM CST
Diverse Sources: Powerful Literacy Practices in the Social Studies Classroom
When students question, analyze, and evaluate diverse and varied sources, they are learning to use the disciplinary tools of a historian and deepening their overall literacy skills. Join us to explore the steps toward an integrated approach to social studies and literacy instruction. Panelist info coming soon!