On June 23, 2019 the revised Maine Learning Results for Social Studies went into effect. The first set of professional development workshops to support implementation of the standards have been set.
Maine Learning Results for Social Studies – Overview
This full day workshop will be led by Joe Schmidt (DOE Social Studies Specialist) who will provide an overview of the revision process for the Maine Learning Results for Social Studies as well as share resources that support their implementation. Focus topics will include:
- Changes to the overall framework for both elementary and secondary schools.
- The embedding of the skills and processes of social studies throughout the document.
- A greater emphasis on teaching about Maine Native Americans.
- A greater emphasis on teaching about personal finance.
Districts are encouraged to send representative teams of social studies teachers as time will be provided for participants to explore the standards and resources in order to plan for classroom and district implementation.
NEW DATE AND LOCATION: November 7 – RSU #57/Waterboro: Register online at – https://forms.gle/AryzcB8ednxyBuE17.
FMI, please contact Joe Schmidt at firstname.lastname@example.org.