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Welcome to the 59th Annual California Council for the Social Studies Conference

Friday, February 28 • 1:30pm - 2:30pm
Big History for Middle School - Content, Tools and Tips

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Big History Project (bhp.oerproject.com) is full of scaffolds and supports for middle and high school students who may need extra support. Find how teachers are engaging their students with 13.8 billion years of historical thinking and inquiry by hearing from real, live BHP teachers in California:  Hajra and Erik!  With a clear focus on vocabulary, reading and writing, this session will explore one approach to addressing literacy in the middle school classroom (even if you don't teach BHP).

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Erik Christensen

Educator, Granada Hills Charter
Erik Christensen is a fourth year high school teacher at Granada Hills Charter in Los Angeles. He co-teaches 3 sections of Big History to a diverse group of 10th graders including approximately 35% special education students. Additionally, he teaches AP Seminar to 11th grade students... Read More →
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Hajra Saeed

Teacher, Sato Academy of Math and Science
Hajra Saeed is in her 19th year of teaching and has been teaching high school for the last four years. Her current school, Sato Academy of Math and Science, is a public school that specializes in biomedical science and engineering. She teaches 3 sections of Big History to all 10th... Read More →
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Maheen Sahoo

Education Program Specialist, Gates Ventures
Maheen Sahoo is an Education Program Specialist on the OER Project team at Gates Ventures.  Her work focuses on building teacher community, both online in the World History Project and Big History Project teacher communities and in-person at WHP and BHP professional development events... Read More →


Friday February 28, 2020 1:30pm - 2:30pm
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