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The American History Challenge: Helping Teach the Tougher TEKS (8th Grade)
Session Number: 061861
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Session Description

The Law-Related Education (LRE) team identified TEKS that are challenging to 8th gr US History students such as Reconstruction, Civil Disobedience, Reform Movements, Constitutional Changes, and Foreign Policies of the Early Presidents. In this 2-day institute, working with scholars and consultants, participants will learn and receive valuable methods and resources. Content presentations are reinforced with practical activities which are designed to target low performing TEKS

Short Title 8th gr Soc Studies Long Title The American History Challenge: Helping Teach the Tougher TEKS (8th Grade)
PDAS Objectives TTESS Codes 1.1,1.4,2.2
TPESS Codes Credit Type CPE
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Session Start End Schedule
061861 07/13/2017 08:30am 07/14/2017 03:00pm 08:30 am - 03:30 pm
Venue City Location Duration
In Person Only Kilgore, TX Region 7, Oak Room 12:00
Workshop Fees For Coop Members Only
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Presenter Outside Presenter: Jan Miller, Director Law Related Education
Cheri Hood, B.S., Region 7 Social Studies Specialist
Registration Deadline 07/05/2017 03:00pm
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