Connecticut Core Standards

Inquiry in Connecticut’s Social Studies Classrooms

The Connecticut State Department of Education and Connecticut Council for the Social Studies will be co-sponsoring a winter webinar series “Inquiry in Connecticut’s Social Studies Classrooms”. These will be presented “live” from 3:30-4:30 on alternate Tuesdays; the webinars will also be archived so that teachers and curriculum leaders can watch them at any time.

To sign up for a single webinar or the entire webinar series or if you have questions contact Stephen Armstrong, Connecticut Social Studies Consultant, at or at (860) 713-6706.

Date Links to Archived Webinars
February 2, 2016

Introduction to Connecticut’s Social Studies Frameworks


March 1, 2016

The Inquiry Arc: An Overview & Inquiry Dimension 1: Asking Questions


March 15, 2016

Inquiry Dimensions 2 & 3: Thinking Like a Historian and Analyzing Sources


March 29, 2016

Inquiry Dimension 4: Effectively Presenting Findings and Taking Informed Action


April 19, 2016

Social Studies Literacy and the Connecticut Core

May 3, 2016

K-5 Social Studies Inquiry: Tying It All Together