On December 12th, 2019, ESU 11 hosted a Professional Learning Community meeting for 7-12 grade Social Studies teachers. During this session, NDE Social Studies Consultant, Harris Payne had teachers analyze LB399: The American Civics Education Bill, along with the newly adopted College and Career Ready Nebraska Social Studies Standards. Teachers spent time discussing the new […]
On September 22, 2016, Harris Payne, NDE Social Studies Coordinator, conducted a Nebraska Social Studies workshop for area teachers. During the course of the day, Harris provided a hands-on training on how to use interactive lessons that utilize the Giganto Nebraska Map. He also showed teachers how they can take their students on a Virtual […]
On November 6, 2013, ESU 11 conducted a workshop to help and encourage area teachers in their efforts to teach the economic concepts as outlined in the newly revised Nebraska Social Studies Standards. This workshop provided teachers with interactive tools that have been designed to help teach the most important concepts in economics and personal finance, and aid […]
Three members of the 2011-12 ESU 11 Learning Web Team presented their social studies projects and student activities at the recent NETA conference. Justin Patterson of Wilcox-Hildreth, along with Brett Webster and James Blex of Cambridge presented their project focused on technology applications in the Social Science classrooms.