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MAISD social studies consulting supports teachers in enacting high-quality social science experiences, curriculum, and assessment. Services include constructing instructional visions, curriculum adoption support, professional development, course pathway support and compliance, and classroom coaching.  

Intended Outcomes of Service:

  • Deliver high-quality, aligned social studies instruction to all students K-12
  • Serve leaders and social studies teachers with the goal of increasing student proficiency

Examples of Service:

  • One-on-one lesson coaching
  • Regular support for teams of teachers during early release or late start around a specific learning pathway or instructional practice
  • Curriculum adoption from curation to to implementation

Intended Audiences:

  • Individual or group classroom teachers (grade level, department, etc.)
  • School building or district administrator
  • School building or district leadership team
  • Entire school building, district, or county-wide groups

Delivery Methods:

  • Facilitation of a meeting
  • Providing or leading training on a specific topic
  • Observation in a classroom
  • Modeling instructional practices in the classroom
  • Working directly with students
  • Providing content expertise at a meeting
  • Planning with a teacher or group of teachers
  • Analyzing data with teachers or leadership team
  • Instructional coaching and feedback
  • Coordinating an event, activity, or collaboration
  • One-on-one consultation - phone, e-mail, in-person
  • Service can be adapted and arranged to meet the unique needs of each district or building team

Networks Supported:

  • Grade level networks