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Building Literacy in Elementary Social Studies
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 Export to Your Calendar 9/26/2017
When: 9/26/2017
9:30 am to 12:00 pm
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Maryland Historical Society
201 W Monument Street
Baltimore, Maryland  21201
United States

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Social studies – specifically, primary and secondary source analysis -- is especially effective in teaching students how to evaluate information critically and develop well-supported arguments. These skills are more important than ever in a society flooded with information, often of questionable reliability, and even elementary students are capable of learning them! Learn how to use guided analysis of sources with students in grades 3-5 to hook students on history while building their confidence in their abilities to interpret information for themselves. Applicable Grades: 3-5.
Presenter: Jennifer Jones Frieman, Maryland Historical Society
Jennifer Jones Frieman is an educator with twenty years' experience delivering history instruction in both K-12 and museum settings.  With an M.A. in History and a certificate in Museum Studies, Ms. Frieman is currently the Director of Education at the Maryland Historical Society, where she oversees museum-focused, classroom-based, and online programming that serves approximately 100,000 Maryland Students annually.  Previously, Ms. Frieman worked as a Social Studies Literacy Specialist at the Maryland State Department of Education and as a social studies professional development specialist at the Baltimore City Public Schools.
Location and Parking: Park in Public Lot 1 block away or Street Parking


AIMS Member Fee: $25, $35 after 9/12/17

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