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Welcome to the Region 17 Social Studies Page!

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Janet Thornton

ESC-17 Social Studies/Eduphoria Specialist



Register today for these upcoming 2018 Social Studies workshops:  

February 7, 2018--Making Social Studies Stick

This training focuses on instructional strategies that will help students retain what teachers have taught.  We will practice some easy-to-implement engagement strategies for building background knowledge, making vocabulary "stick", and taking relevant notes.  Registration link

March 27, 2018--Two-Minute Warning--STAAR Review for 8th grade Social Studies

This workshop will provide teachers with strategies for last-minute review of 8th grade STAAR content.  Registration link

March 28, 2018--Two-Minute Warning--STAAR Review for U.S. History EOC

Teachers will learn strategies for last-minute review before the high school U.S. History EOC.  Registration link

We are passionately committed to developing and nurturing healthy, thriving learning communities across Region 17 by guiding and supporting schools in their quest for excellence.

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