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ICSS Fall Conference 2019

  • 30 Sep 2019
  • 7:30 AM - 5:00 PM
  • Prairie Meadows Conference Center

Registration

  • For ICSS award winners and/or special guests of ICSS
  • Registration includes a one-year membership to ICSS, as well as lunch, breakfast, and snacks.
  • Registration includes a one-year membership to ICSS, as well as lunch, breakfast, and snacks.
  • Requires a code available from Stefanie Wager.
  • Registration includes a one-year membership to ICSS, as well as lunch, breakfast, and snacks.
  • Registration includes a one-year membership to ICSS, as well as lunch, breakfast, and snacks.
  • Registration includes lunch as well as morning and afternoon snacks.

Register

This year's theme is "Soaring with Social Studies: The Time is Now."

Conference sessions will focus on 

  • Developing Questions
  • Inquiry
  • Finding Sources
  • Disciplinary Literacy
  • Taking Action
  • Technology
  • 21st c. Skills
Our keynote speaker will be Dean Jacobs, traveler, photographer, speaker and author of "Wondrous Journey" and "Wondrous Creatures" author and speaker.

Teachers attending the pre-conference workshops on Sunday 29 September and the ICSS conference will be eligible for a license renewal credit. 

PLEASE NOTE THAT REGISTERING FOR A PRE-CONFERENCE WORKSHOP WILL NOT REGISTER YOU FOR THE CONFERENCE ON SEPTEMBER 30. PLEASE BE SURE TO COMPLETE THE REGISTRATION FOR THE CONFERENCE USING THE "REGISTER" BUTTON ON THE LEFT OF THIS PAGE.

Pre-conference workshops--

Population Education: Sharing a World of 7.6 Billion: Activities for Global Understanding

In this hands-on professional development workshop presented by Population Education, participants will engage in participatory activities to understand how to teach about global population trends and the effects of human population growth throughout history. Ideal for human geography, global studies, civics, world history, and other secondary social studies subjects, these activities will focus on data analysis, modeling, and group problem-solving skills in the classroom. All lesson plans are aligned to both national and Iowa state standards.

Founded in 1975, Population Education is a non-profit program that provides K-12 teachers with innovative, hands-on lesson plans and professional development to teach about human population growth and its effects on the environment and human well-being.

Use this link to register for this pre-conference workshop.

Teaching American History: Trailblazers and Torchbearers: Women in American History               

Registration:  8:30am Seminar:         9:00am-3:00pm

Women’s political, social and economic status has undergone several transformations in American history.  This seminar will explore readings and documents in three of those stages: Women of Reform and Revolution, Women in the Progressive Era and Voting Booths and Is Suffrage Enough – the Lasting Impact. 

Link to agenda and readings.

Use this link to register for this pre-conference workshop.


PLEASE NOTE THAT REGISTERING FOR A PRE-CONFERENCE WORKSHOP WILL NOT REGISTER YOU FOR THE CONFERENCE ON SEPTEMBER 30. PLEASE BE SURE TO COMPLETE THE REGISTRATION FOR THE CONFERENCE USING THE "REGISTER" BUTTON ON THE LEFT OF THIS PAGE.





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