Full course description
Join Law-Related Education as we explore resources that organize content and create opportunities for learners to engage with the material. Utilizing research based best practices we provide educators with strategies to preview and process content. The training is offered free of charge.
This virtual training has educators working with consultants and other educators to examine strategies that will support students and complement existing curriculum. Participants will receive 6 hours of professional development credit. 3 hours will be from two separate live sessions and the remaining 3 will be asynchronistic learning.
The 8th grade training will include a session on teaching the Civil War and a session on resources and strategies to teach and review for the state assessment. These content presentations include practical activities which will be made available to participants free of charge.
January 14, 2021 (4:30-6:00 CST) Live Session 1
Module 1: Teaching the Civil War
Below is a preview of the types of lessons and activities that participants will be exposed to during the course.
· Dinner Party with Key Personalities
· Steps to the Civil War
· Headlining 1850 to 1860
· Dred Scott Analysis
· Extended Learning Stations
· Civil War Speech Analysis
March 24, 2021 (4:30-6:00 CST) Live Session 2
Module 2: We’ve Taught the TEKS, Now Let’s Tackle the Test
Below is a preview of the types of lessons and activities that participants will be exposed to
during the course.
· Testing the Eras
· Playing Dominos to Review the Eras
· Sneak Peak Packs on the Eras
· Roll the Dice
· Menu Board with LRE Resources
· History in Pictures
· Mix, Match, Freeze on Key STAAR Dates
· Relay Review