New 4th CA History Website
Elementary, K-8 Schools

Principal Bulletin Informational

San Jose State University School of Information Science invites all California 4th grade teachers, and teacher librarians, to join a free workshop and tour of a new CA History Curricular website – for kids, based on the New California Social Studies Framework.

  • When: Monday, May 9, 2016

Help us plan and help you at: http://goo.gl/forms/1FcEaIGYWu

Elementary classroom teachers, teacher librarians and principals: Join an online workshop for a tour of the new CA History for Kids Website directed and created by Dr. David V. Loertscher and his Instructional Design Graduate students.

The site will be an invaluable resource for 4th grade teachers and students in CA. It will include lesson plans, links to resources, videos, historical facts, timelines, etc. Teachers will be able to include their own lesson plan ideas and students will be able to submit their projects on this site. And, it follows the new Social Studies Framework soon to be approved by the State Board of Education. Its emphasis is on classroom teachers and teacher librarians working together in an environment of OERs (Open Educational Resources).

Questions? Contact: Outreach Coordinators, Amy Unger
bookswithamy@gmail.com or Leslie Fox writerun.fox@gmail.com with any
questions.