The Northern Michigan Learning Consortium (NMLC) was founded in 1990 and includes eleven intermediate school districts. The membership serves twenty-eight counties in the northern lower peninsula.
Mission: To work collaboratively with partner ISDs to provide a continuum of essential services anywhere, anytime to LEAs utilizing technology in the development of shared curriculum, instruction, assessment, staff training and resources
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MEAP Analysis Google Doc - This document describes the content expectations that have shown up on the elementary and middle school Social Studies MEAP tests the past three years.
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GENERAL RESOURCES
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Resources from the Social Studies that Sticks workshops and mini-workshops.
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Resources and information on DOK in the classroom.
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Information on using iBooks Author for the Mac to create beautiful interactive textbooks.
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Information on how to use a program like Camtasia in a flipped classroom.
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Information on the new College, Career, and Civic Life (C3) Framework being released soon from SSACI and CCSSO.
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Resources on Argumentative Writing in Social Studies
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Plans created by teachers across the Northern Michigan Learning Consortium ISDs centered around a close and critical reading in Social Studies. Here you will find lessons ranging from Michigan History all the way up to high school civics, economics, world and US histories.
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Resources on "Historical Thinking"
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There are some assessments available for certain grade levels developed by teachers across the Northern Michigan Learning Consortium ISDs in 2009. Click the image above to learn more.

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Recaps of all professional development offerings. If you're looking for resources or video tutorials, click the link above.
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Information on Smarter Balanced Assessment Consortium materials.

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All the materials for the 2012-13 training: Empowering SS Teachers for SMARTER Balanced Assessment




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