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Workshops at Region 4

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Power Hour – Assessment Review to Go (Virtual Workshop Series)
Are you looking for new and innovative assessment review ideas that can be used for to prepare students for summative assessments throughout the year? Join us as we experience and dissect exemplars of innovative assessment items, and learn to create corresponding review activities. Participants will leave this session with a template and tutorial for creating review activities that can be used in a face-to-face or virtual environment.
 
These one-hour sessions begin at 4:30 p.m., with topics including:
 

Register today by clicking on the date links above!


 

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Get-N-Go Lunch Series: Implementing the 5E Model (Virtual Workshop Series)
Are you using the 5 E Model in a face to face or virtual environment? Are you looking to fill your toolbox with new ideas for each phase of the framework? Join us as we discuss innovative ideas for helping students to engage in, explore, explain, elaborate on, or evaluate their learning.
 
These one-hour sessions begin at 11:30 a.m., with topics including:
 

Get-N-Go Lunch Series: Interactive Lecture (Virtual Workshop Series)

Are you looking for engaging, high-impact strategies to make your explicit instruction more participatory? Join us as we experience, dissect, and discuss implementation of interactive lecture strategies. Participants will leave this session with a template and exemplars for facilitating each strategy in a face-to-face or virtual environment.
 
These one-hour sessions begin at 11:30 a.m., with topics including:
 

Register today by clicking on the date links above!


 

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5 Es over America: Social Studies STAAR Preparation Grade 8

Examine an instructional resource to address the Texas Essential Knowledge and Skills (TEKS) for grade 8 American History. 5 Es over America uses a student-centered instructional model for the American History classroom, as well as research-based strategies that facilitate the development of analytical thinking skills. Participants will receive the Region 4 publication 5 Es over America: Social Studies STAAR Preparation Grade 8. Learn more and register here.


 

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Social Studies Make and Take: Elementary Grade 5

Explore portable social studies activities to review, remediate, or accelerate concepts based on the Grade 5 Social Studies TEKS. In this session, participants will experience student-centered engagement and critical thinking activities, and create a set of materials for activities experienced in the session. Learn more and register here

 

Social Studies Make and Take: Supporting Achievement in U.S. History

Explore portable social studies activities to review, remediate or accelerate concepts based on the U.S. History TEKS. Experience engaging activities based on the Region 4 resource Supporting Achievement in U.S. History. Multiple pieces of the resource will be used to demonstrate how to implement activities for original instruction and review opportunities. Participants will create a set of materials for the activities demonstrated in the session. Learn more and register here

 


 

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Help! I Don't Have Time to Teach Social Studies

Many elementary teachers do not feel like they have time to teach social studies content with fidelity. During this session, we will discuss time-saving reading strategies to effectively teach the Social Studies TEKS, develop content knowledge, and maximize available resources for your elementary Social Studies classroom. Learn more and register here.

 


 

For more information about these workshops or to request customized professional development, e-mail

socialstudies@esc4.net.

 


 

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