GeoSpatial Workshop: Using Technology for Spatial Thinking and Analyzing Data
(3 days, 2 nights) (Grades 2-HS)
Geographic Information Systems are commonplace in businesses and governmental agencies. The US Department of Labor Statistics reports that this career field has a higher than average potential for new jobs. So what is GIS? What can you do with GIS in your classroom? With online, free software, come see how you can use this technology to engage your students in problem solving and spatial thinking.
Where: Norther Arizona University, Cline Library Learning Studio, 1001 S Knoles Dr, Flagstaff
When: July 23-25, 2018 | 9:00 AM-4:00 PM each day
Deadline to register: Monday, June 11, 2018
DEADLINE to register for Flagstaff lodging is April 9. You will be required to sign a lodging contract, and if you will need to confirm/cancel by April 20. IF you are registering after 4/9/2018 and need accommodations you may join a waiting list. To see dorm rooms go to https://docs.google.com/document/d/1cTg7_Hlrz1P7uGase5CepWvCq-GQ_9CqMd9o4_B_4mI/edit?usp=sharing You must live 50 miles from Flagstaff to qualify for accommodations.
Instructors: Diane Godfrey and Karen Guerrero
Cost: Free, but you must place a $40 deposit to assure your attendance at the event. It will be promptly refunded at the close of the workshop. If you do not attend, we will keep the deposit.
Who should attend: Teachers, grades 2 through HS. Limited to 20 participants.
What to expect: The purpose of this workshop is to enhance your teaching practices with strategies for building spatial thinking and analyzing data.
The workshop goals are to:
Prerequisites (must check all to register):
You will receive:
This is a Bring Your Own Device event. A laptop with a keyboard and an external mouse is recommended for the best experience, but a tablet can work. Ability to download and save files is a plus.
Because we do not control the air conditioning, you might consider bringing a sweater (or a fan) depending on your needs
Anything else you think will make you comfortable and productive during these sessions.
Post expires at 1:56pm on Monday December 31st, 2018