North Carolina Center for the Advancement of Teaching
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16034 Entry Points: Using Picture Books to Explore Social Studies Topics

Children’s books are multipurpose resources for instruction.  In the case of social studies instruction, children’s books can serve as entry points to primary source documents or as scaffolds for complex concepts.  In this seminar, we will explore how children’s books bolster social studies instruction and develop unit and lesson plans for implementation. This session is designed for teachers in grades K-5.

Session ID: 16034 Entry Points: Using Picture Books to Explore Social Studies Topics
Location: Cullowhee
Dates: Mar 21, 2022 - Mar 24, 2022
Instructional Hours: 25.0
Registration End Date:
Mar 4, 2022 12:00 AM
Comments: For grades K-5. This is a face-to-face program at our Cullowhee campus.

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Who is Eligible? North Carolina certified pre-K through 12th grade teachers who are employed in North Carolina public schools, including charter schools, are eligible to attend NCCAT programs. (This may include school administrators, counselors, library media specialists, lead teachers, and mentors.) 

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