More on the Arkansas Toolkit professional development activities
Arkansas teachers are working together to learn more about the C3 Framework and the Inquiry Design Model. These professional development materials feature PowerPoint slide decks that are organized around the C3 and the three parts of the Inquiry Design Model (IDM™) – Questions, Tasks, and Sources. The four slide decks available here are annotated to provide facilitators with the information they need to conduct the professional learning activities.
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This slide deck introduces the Arkansas Social Studies Resource Toolkit and Professional Development project and is the first set of slides in this professional development series.
This slide deck is the second in the professional development series. These slides introduce the first component of IDM focused on questions. IDM is the basis for the construction and presentation of the inquiries that make up the Arkansas Toolkit. In these slides:
These slides introduce the second component of the IDM dealing with tasks. IDM features a variety of performance tasks that provide students with opportunities for learning and provide teachers with multiple opportunities to evaluate what students know and are able to do.
These slides introduce the third component of IDM about sources. IDM features sources as the primary means by which students encounter social studies content and practice the skills needed to learn that content.