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Sunday, March 19 • 12:00pm - 12:50pm
Knowing the 'DL'(down low) of disciplinary literacy your social studies classroom

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Do you know the "Down Low" of Disciplinary Literacy? If not, this presentation is for you! The focus of the presentation will address the major concepts of disciplinary literacy in social studies and the application within one's own teaching environment. Questions like "What is disciplinary literacy and what should it look like?", "What are resources and strategies that can help in implementing disciplinary literacy into my social studies classroom; "What is the difference between content literacy and disciplinary literacy?"; and "What skills do my students need to be successful?" will all be answered in this session! Teachers will gain an excellent "toolbox" for knowing the "DL" of disciplinary literacy. Tools as primary and secondary sites, lesson plans incorporating historical thinking skills and activities that will sure keep your students engaged and excited about social studies once again! So, sign up for the "DL" of Disciplinary Literacy! You won't be disappointed!

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Jennifer Wachowski

High School Social Studies, Mishicot High School
I have worked within the Mishicot School District for 12 years. To describe me, I am a very passionate and dedicated learner and teacher of history. My mission is to provide a historical learning environment that invites my students to experience history as stories waiting to be told and interpreted. I have participated in professional development programs such as Colonial Williamsburg Teacher Institute, Center for the Study of the American... Read More →


Sunday March 19, 2017 12:00pm - 12:50pm
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