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Inquiry (6-12)

Inquiry (6-12):  This session will provide an overview of how an inquiry model of instruction should frame an integrated approach to teaching history-social science that includes history, geography, economics, civics, and the humanities by addressing the question How does inquiry factor into the new HSS Framework? This session will introduce participants to examples of inquiry-based instruction in which students are taught to utilize the tools of each discipline to address a question of significance, conduct research and analyze multiple perspectives, draw conclusions based on evidence, and apply the acquired knowledge and skills to address issues and solve problems.

Presentation Team:

  • Rachel Reinhard, UC Berkeley History-Social Science Project
  • Rob Vicario, Orange County Department of Education
  • Wendy Rouse, San Jose State University
  • Shelly Craig, Shasta COE