DPI uses keywords that are used to associate content with major category/topic areas. By using this classification system, you are able to click a keyword and see a listing of DPI content that has been associated with this category.
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This resource, created by Emily Miller from UW-Madison and Melina Lozano from MMSD, consists of a series of descriptions of the work of scientists and engineers from across the world. To relate to student engagement, we included a brief description of what inspired them to become scientists, which came from their writing or a direct email received from them. We note classroom resources that relate to their research area or the country-of-origin of the person.
Wisconsin's Definition of Disciplinary Literacy
You can select filters from the left side to look at professional development opportunities for particular subjects. At the top, you can also select how the calendar is displayed: day, week, 8 weeks, month, agenda, or calendar. Please, contact Kevin Anderson if you would like to add relevant, non-profit, professional development events to this calendar. If you're having trouble viewing the calendar below, you can also access it here: State STEM PD Calendar.
On this webpage, you will find a variety of national and academic resources about educational and other factors that impact American Indian/Alaska Native students, families, communities and tribal nations. Additionally, you will find links to dedicated search engines that will facilitate finding other resources.
Teaching and Learning Wisconsin American Indian Studies
The resources included on this webpage have been selected to illustrate ways in which teachers can integrate and infuse Wisconsin American Indian Studies content into their instruction and practice. The information from each of these resources can be woven into a school district’s curriculum through a balanced, comprehensive and aligned framework adaptable to local circumstances.
The annual Wisconsin American Indian Studies Summer Institute is an active, highly participatory, week-long workshop designed to increase participants’ understanding of issues related to the history, culture, and tribal sovereignty of the eleven federally-recognized American Indian nations and tribal communities in Wisconsin.