Showcasing the Standards: Teaching About Arizona -- Focus 3rd Grade

July 17, 2019 - 9:00am - 3:00pm
Arizona Capitol Museum, 1700 W. Washingon, Phoenix, Historic Senate Chambers


Teaching About Arizona

The new History and Social Sciences Standards were adopted in 2018. In order to assist teachers in the teaching of Arizonageography, history, economics, and civics; the Arizona Department of Education and the Arizona Capitol Museum are partnering with the Arizona Geographic Alliance to share free resources and provide training with a focus on 3rd grade standards.

Participants will leave this workshop with:

  • An understanding of how the new standards are expected to be taught.
  • Ideas on the timeline for implementation.
  • Tour of the Capitol Museum
  • Information on how to book a field trip to the Capitol Museum
  • Hands-on lessons ready to teach tomorrow.
  • Access to a huge bank of lessons that tie the social sciences to ELA, math, and science.Access to dozens of maps that assist in teaching about Arizona’s history, native peoples, dams, mining, landmarks, physical regions, and more.
  • Copies of children's literature--at least one book per attendee of the following books: Year of the Ranch, Alejandro’s Gift, and Hip, Hip Hooray, It’s a Monsoon Day!

Lunch and 6 recertification hours will be provided.  This workshop is provided free to educators. 

Free parking is available in Wesley Bolin Plaza, just east of the capitol building.

Deadline to register is July 12. Cancellations must be done by July 12.  If you register, please have the courtesy to attend and not deny another educator the chance to participate.

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