Tackling the Civic Literacy Essay in Remote Classrooms

  • 14 Jan 2021
  • 4:00 PM - 5:15 PM
  • Virtual on Zoom

Tackling the Civic Literacy Essay in Remote Classrooms

Webinar:  Thursday, January 14, 2021, 4:00-5:15 p.m. 

Join Aruna Patel, Lee Schere, and Rachel Hutchins as they model building student skills working with documents and the new Regents exam’s Civic Literacy essay. The webinar will include a document analysis activity designed for remote learning.  Aruna, Lee, and Rachel will also share tools for feedback that can be leveraged to improve student writing which can be easily adapted for both hybrid and fully remote teaching.

Aruna Patel

New Visions for Public Schools has developed full scope and sequence curricular frameworks designed for the New York State Global History and Geography I and II courses and the U.S. History course. New Visions resources are high-quality Open Educational Resource (OER) materials available in Google Docs that can be modified to meet teacher and student needs. 

     Lee Schere    and  Rachel Hutchins

CUNY Debating U.S. History (DUSH) is a comprehensive college-readiness curriculum and professional learning community that transforms the traditional Regents-assessed New York State 11th grade U.S. History and Government Social Studies survey class through genuine, engaging historical inquiry coupled with academic literacy strategies.

This webinar is co-sponsored by the NYSCSS Curriculum & Assessment Committee, New Visions and CUNY Debating U.S. History. 

Register HERE.     This is a free webinar for everyone! 

Registration deadline: January 7, 2021, 4:00 p.m. 

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