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Social Studies

  • Keeping Georgia Studies on Our Minds With GPB’s Digital Collection

    Topic:
    Social Studies

    GPB’s Georgia Studies Collection is a comprehensive ecosystem of standards-aligned digital resources, including an interactive textbook, 33 field trips through Georgia’s geography and history, and an adventure game-based experience. Join GPB for an update on the latest primary sources, assessments, printables, videos, and skill-building activities now available in this free virtual exploration of our state.

    Duration:
    1.5 hours
  • Meaning & Myth: Inspiring Student Engagement With History Inquiries

    Topic:
    Social Studies
    Subtopic:
    Inquiry-Based Learning

    Join Georgia Public Broadcasting for a hands-on exploration of inquiry teaching strategies around the always intriguing and often puzzling perspective of primary and secondary source analysis. Further increase student engagement with GPB’s free social studies content collections, offering thousands of multimodal resources and implementation activities designed for all different types of learners.

    Duration:
    2 hours
  • Money Me and GPB: Exploring Economic Choices that Make Cents

    Topic:
    Social Studies

    Join GPB Education for a special early childhood education perspective on making excellent economic choices. Teachers will explore GPB's comprehensive content from partners Discovery Education and PBS LearningMedia, including Making Cents financial literacy lessons and the Cha-Ching Money Smart Kids musical learning program, and will model engaging learning activities that can be shared immediately with their students.

    Duration:
    1.5 hours
  • Promoting Inquiry in First Grade Social Studies

    Topic:
    Social Studies, Social Studies
    Subtopic:
    Inquiry-Based Learning

    Participants will first receive an introduction to GPB’s free social studies resources for first grade, with a concentration on Discovery Education’s comprehensive learning management system. We will navigate through the latest upgrades and learn how to find and organize relevant content, interact with classes and students, apply meaningful teaching strategies, and create output using the productivity tools. To cap off the session, we will use our enhanced knowledge of the resources to model inquiry learning activities around some engaging historical figures from first grade history standards.

    Duration:
    1.5 hours

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