Professional Development

‘Core’ Challenges in Social Science
What’s new about Common Core objectives?

CALIS had multiple sessions at the state conference
led by our partner teachers

California Council for the Social Studies -- CCSS 2014

53rd Annual CCSS Conference
March 7 - 9, 2014
Sheraton Gateway Hotel
6101 W. Century Boulevard, Los Angeles, CA 90045

Common Core 2.0 - Bootcamp (special CCSS workshop series at CCSS):

Common Core and English Language Learners
Ruth Luevanos, Pacoima Middle School, LAUSD
Learn how EL & LTEL students use Four Worlds to build vocabulary and "language of the discipline"
Saturday, March 8, 8:30 - 10:45 am
Following CCSS, Ruth conducted the first-ever parent training on Four Worlds


The Evolution of Equality: Confront Controversy with Clear Criteria
Christina Goodman, Marquez High School of Social Justice, LAUSD
Jennifer Osorio, Banning High, LAUSD
Saturday, March 8, 1:30 - 3:45 pm

1-hr CCSS conference sessions:

Four Worlds: Common Core, Critical Thinking, and...
6th World History
Barbara Foster, Moore Academy (K-6), LAUSD
(Session A) Friday, March 7, 8:30 - 9:30 am

Four Worlds: Critical Thinking Meets Common Core in...
7th World History
Olivia Naturman, Hesby Oaks Charter, LAUSD
(Session B) Friday, March 7, 9:45 - 10:45 am

Four Worlds: Critical Thinking Meets Common Core in...
8th US History
Olivia Naturman, Hesby Oaks Charter, LAUSD
(Session E) Friday, March 7, 2:45 - 3:45 pm

Common Core Government: Finding Balance in Four Worlds of Policy
Jennifer Osorio, Banning High, LAUSD
Christina Goodman, Marquez High School of Social Justice, LAUSD
(Session G) Saturday, March 8, 8:30 - 9:30 am

Past Trainings