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Designed to help support implementation of Iowa’s social studies standards, the following webinars were created to address questions the field has expressed about the standards or best practices that should be used in order to best implement the standards.

2019-2020 Webinar Recordings

Assessment in Social Studies (2019-10-24)

Elementary Social Studies 101: Teaching Social Studies while Connecting to Literacy (2019-12-12)

How to Take Action in the Elementary Classroom (2020-01-14)

Iowa History (2020-01-16)

Engaging English Learners in Social Studies (2020-02-11)

Taking Informed Action (2020-04-14)

2018-2019 Webinar Recordings

Year 1 Review and Preview of Year 2 Implementation of Social Studies Standards (2018-09-19)

Culturally Relevant Education and the New Standards (2018-10-03)

Exploring Global Issues with the New Standards (2018-11-15)

Problem Solving with Unit Design Using the New Social Studies Standards (2018-12-19)

Using the Text Sets Developed by the State Historical Museum to Meet Iowa History Standards (2019-01-09)

Equity and the New Standards: Access and Substance (2019-02-13)

Media Literacy: How to Use the Social Studies Standards to Prepare Students for Participation in Civic Life (2019-04-10)

2017-2018 - TLC Virtual Coaching Network Webinar Recordings

Introduction to Iowa’s Social Studies Standards for TLC Virtual Coaching Network (2017-12-29)

What’s Your Game Plan for the New Social Studies Standards? (2017-12-29)

The New Social Studies Standards and Coaching Cycles (2018-01-16)

Resources for Supporting Social Studies Teachers (2018-04-25)

Building Literacy in Social Studies Webinar Recordings

Module 1: Introduction to the Standards

Module 2: Overview of the Instructional Shifts

Module 3: Disciplinary Literacy

Module 4: Informational Text