Social Studies

Iowa Core Social Studies

New Social Studies Standards

New Iowa CORE Social Studies Standards for School Leaders
Social Studies Overview and District Implementation Plan, Sept. 6, 2017 from 9-11:30 a.m. at Grant Wood AEA. This is for superintendents, administrators, and curriculum leaders. Stefanie Wager, Iowa DE social studies consultant, will be presenting.

Outstanding Documents-Based Question (DBQ) Workshop for grades 6-12 social studies and instructional coaches is Sept. 26. Teachers will each receive one unit that closely matches the big ideas of year one module, compelling questions, primary and secondary documents, background knowledge, and strategies for making claims, finding evidence and writing conclusions


State social studies year one module for grades 6-12 teachers and instructional coaches
Dominic Iannone, Iowa City West HS AP world history teacher, will present the two-days. Day one is Oct. 10 and day two is Dec. 5.

Elementary social studies state module for grades K-5 teachers and instructional coaches. Kim Heckhart will present the two-day for year one on Dec. 4 and 5. Registration will be open soon.