Social Studies

  • "Social studies education contributes to developing responsible citizens in a culturally diverse, democratic society in an interdependent world. Social studies equips students to understand their own power and their own responsibility as citizens of the world’s most powerful democracy. It equips them to make sound judgments and to actively contribute to sustaining a democratic society, to good stewardship of the natural environment, and to the health and prosperity of their own communities."  Washington State Social Studies Standards
  • Professional development opportunities can be scheduled upon request.
    Possibilities include:
    • Using the Washington Quality Review Rubric
    • Academic Language in History and Social Studies
    • Research Skills
    • Lesson, Unit, and Assessment Development
    • Academic Discourse in the History Classroom
    • Analyzing non-print media in the classroom 

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