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Social Studies  

The social studies are comprised of four distinct disciplines: history, geography, civics, and economics. Oakland Schools offers consulting services in curriculum, instruction, and assessment, as well as provides support materials for grades kindergarten through high school. Our consultants provide professional development sessions on instruction for specific grade levels and courses, as well as content literacy at the secondary level. Oakland Schools provides advice to local districts about available resources in the field of social studies and has created a model curriculum with sample lesson plans for elementary and secondary teachers grounded in research and best practices available at www.micitizenshipcurriculum.org. Oakland Schools also hosts a countywide advisory council for local districts throughout the year to assist schools in keeping current with changes at the local, state, and national levels, as well as research in the field of history and social studies education. Through the Oakland County Social Studies Council, local districts provide feedback to Oakland Schools that enables the intermediate school district to be responsive to local district needs.

 


 
Social Studies Professional Development  

2013 - 2014 Social Studies Professional Development Offerings

All workshops will be held at Oakland Schools. Cost includes meals and materials.

Click here for online registration

 

Middle School World History - Unit 6

April 22, 2014

9:00am - 3:00pm

Problem Based Multi-Modal

March 5, 2014

8:30am - 3:30pm

6th Grade Going Global - Part II (Units 5 & 6)

March 27, 2014

8:30am - 3:30pm

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April 28, 2014

4:30pm - 8:00pm

Understanding Low Level Readers in the Content Area Classroom

 April 2, 2014

9:00am - 3:00pm

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 


 
Social Studies Professional Organizations  

  Social Studies Team

Amy Bloom, J.D. Social Studies Education Consultant    
248.209.2005

Deb DeloweryProject/Department Assistant
248.209.2003

 

Dr. Darin Stockdill, Content Area Literacy Consultant

248.209.2027

FAX:  248.209.2024
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  Referent Groups

Social Studies Council

 March 7, 2014

9:00am - 3:00pm

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