Social Studies Support

TEKS/STAAR social studies preparation workshops are offered for both new and experienced teachers, which incorporate exploration of the STAAR objectives, effective techniques for teaching those objectives and test taking strategies.  

Campusecan receive on-site technical assistance in the form of professional development in instructional strategies, coaching for individual teachers, model teaching in the classroom, and an analysis of existing social studies programs.

Technical assistance in interpreting test data and formulating effective campus/district plans, which will improve social studies achievement, is available upon request.

Contact Joni.Lemley@esc9.net (grades K-5) or Shelly.Cunningham@esc9.net (grades 6-12)

 

RESOURCES

TEXAS

Texas Education Agency Social Studies Division

Law Related Education

Texas Council for Social Studies

Texas State Historical Association

Texas General Land Office

Texas Archive of the Moving Image

 

NATIONAL

History.com

National Archives

Library of Congress

Smithsonian Education