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Robert La Follette Sr. Day - 2018

06/14/2018 (All day)
Wisconsin Public School Observance Day required by statute if school is in session. Commemorates Robert LaFollette who served in the U.S. House of Representatives, as governor in Wisconsin, and in the U.S. Senate. He was one of the founders of the...

AP Summer Institute - 2018

06/19/2018 - 8:00 a.m. to 06/22/2018 - 4:00 p.m.
Hosted by the University of Wisconsin-Madison, this Advanced Placement (AP) Summer Institute offers a unique learning experience for teachers interested in expanding their knowledge of AP course content, structure, and methodology. Learn from...

Social Studies Bootcamp 2018: Madison

07/09/2018 - 9:30 a.m. to 07/10/2018 - 4:00 p.m.
Bootcamp Madison is FULL and CLOSED - please consider Bootcamp Green Bay on July 16-17!  This year's Bootcamps will be focused on Understanding the Revised Wisconsin Standards for Social Studies. We will be following the DPI recommended three year...

Social Studies Bootcamp 2018: Green Bay

07/16/2018 - 9:30 a.m. to 07/17/2018 - 4:00 p.m.
Register at http://bit.ly/BCGBReg-- More Info -- Flyer This year's Bootcamps will be focused on Understanding the Revised Wisconsin Standards for Social Studies. We will be following the DPI recommended three year rollout plan for new standards,...

GeoInquiry Workshop

08/07/2018 - 8:30 a.m. to 08/08/2018 - 4:00 p.m.
Get your students thinking like geographers! Develop plans for deepening student engagement with the use of geo-inquiry and interactive mapping tools. Integrate inquiry-based learning into your social studies and literacy lessons. This two-day geo-...

WI Social Studies Supervisors/Leaders Meeting - Madison

08/14/2018 -
9:30 a.m. to 3:30 p.m.
The intended audience for these meetings are social studies supervisors, curriculum leaders, team leaders, department chairs, directors of instruction, or administrators - basically anyone is welcome, but we will be focusing on curriculum rather...

WI Social Studies Supervisors/Leaders Meeting - Wausau

08/16/2018 -
9:30 a.m. to 3:30 p.m.
The intended audience for these meetings are social studies supervisors, curriculum leaders, team leaders, department chairs, directors of instruction, or administrators - basically anyone is welcome, but we will be focusing on curriculum rather...

Teaching Current Issues in an Age of Misleading Media

08/20/2018 -
9:00 a.m. to 3:30 p.m.
How do you teach students about current events with potentially conflicting media?  More info and registration ($25) can be found at http://bit.ly/18CurrentIssues  Teaching ​Current ​Issues ​in ​an ​Age ​of ​Misleading ​Media: ​Bias, ​Sourcing, ​...

12th Annual Get Your Students Pumped Up on Personal Finance & Economics Conference

10/19/2018 -
8:30 a.m. to 4:00 p.m.
This annual event offers multiple breakout sessions on economics and personal finance in the k-12 classroom, and is held at iconic Lambeau Field.  Check the EconomicsWisconsin website for more information!

29th Annual Association of School Economics Teachers Workshop

11/30/2018 -
8:30 a.m. to 4:00 p.m.
Annual workshop from EconomicsWisconsin.  See their website for more information.