TPS Western Region Presents at Colorado Council for Social Studies Conference

Teaching with Primary Sources Western Region presented 2 sessions at the Colorado Council for Social Studies Conference on April 14th, 2017.   Connecting to Colorado’s Future Through its Past: Teaching with Primary Sources and the Colorado Encyclopedia This session¬†highlighted our partnership with the Colorado Humanities to deliver professional development opportunities and primary source strategies and […]

Working with Text

Literacy strategies can be easily implemented into primary source analysis instruction in social studies classrooms. The Text Discussion Protocol is a great way to help students break down complicated text while ensuring that everyone’s voice is heard. This presentation was given at Colorado Council for Social Studies Conference in April 2016.     Need more […]

Social Media in the Social Studies: Engage Students in Their Medium

Engaging students in their medium is one of the most important things to teaching in the 21st Century. This presentation will help teachers understand different social media platforms, introduce them to various social medias they can use in their classroom,¬†how to implement primary source analysis through social media, and examine instructional strategies using social media. […]