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CESA 9 only - Day G - Revitalizing your K-5 Social Studies: CESA Year 2 Standards Rollout Workshops

Event Date

Wednesday, December 11, 2019 -
9:00 a.m. to 3:00 p.m.
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Event Description

Kris McDaniel, WI DPI Social Studies Consultant, is partnering with CESAs across the state to offer one-day workshops to assist districts with implementation of the revised social studies standards.  These workshops will kick off the Year 2 focus of "Curriculum" rollout encouraged by DPI.  Kris will be in CESA 2 presenting, and participating CESAs will join via Zoom with an expert facilitator.

Links to ALL participating CESA information and registration

The workshops also parallel resources, videos, and webinars being released by DPI during the 2019-20 school year.  Each collaborative session is designed for district teams or individuals involved in Social Studies standards rollout.

Note that every CESA may not be able to offer every workshop, but may choose to send information out via email, webinar, or offer discussion in online spaces.  If there is a topic your CESA cannot offer, make sure to check the WiSSS DPI Rollout webpage for information about resources and webinars that may focus on that topic!

Day G: October 29, 2019

This workshop will focus exclusively on K-5 Social Studies curriculum work. We will dig deep into the suggested K-5 appendices to help you find what works for your district. Kurt Griesemer, Coordinator of Primary Education at the WI Historical Society, will be joining me at this workshop.  Resources and planning include:

  • The State of Elementary Social Studies
  • Content & Context Matters
  • Essential Questions and Content/American Indian Studies appendix
  • Suggested K-5 Scope & Sequence
  • Social Studies & Science vocab connections
  • Collections of Texts
  • Inquiry in Elementary Social Studies
  • Quality Resources Initiative


Your regional CESA


Kris McDaniel, DPI Social Studies consultant