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Interpreting Primary Sources Using a Geographic Lens – June 26, 2018

June 26 @ 8:00 am - 5:00 pm


Where? The Lattie Coor Building, Arizona State University

School of Geographical Sciences & Urban Planning, 5th Floor, Room 5536

When? Tuesday, June 26, 2018 | 8:30 am to 5:00 pm

Cost? Free but you must place a $30 deposit to assure your attendance at the event.  It will be promptly refunded after you attend. If you do not attend, we will be keeping the deposit.

Who should attend? Teachers, grade levels 4 -12. Limited to 25 participants.

What to expect: In this all-day workshop, you will learn the difference between Thinking Historically and Thinking Geographically. Hands-on demonstrations will be given on using new tools for educators developed by geographers to analyze and interpret documents, maps, political cartoons and other primary sources. All materials are available on-line and free from AzGA.

Schedule for the Day

  • Thinking Historically and Geographically
  • Using the Library of Congress Website
  • Using Primary Sources with a Geographic Lens: Applications to Maps, Documents, Audio Visual Materials, Images, and Political Cartoons (hands on activities)
  • Demonstration of a Model Lesson

What You Receive

  • 8 Professional Development hours
  • Lunch and snacks
  • Free materials


  • Must bring a laptop or tablet to class which has wireless connection capability.
  • Share this opportunity with your colleagues.


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.

Deadline to register: Tuesday, June 19, 2018.

Post expires at 5:04pm on Monday December 31st, 2018


Arizona Geographic Alliance


Arizona State University – Tempe Campus
Lattie Coor Building, School of Geographical Sciences & Urban Planning. 5th Floor
Tempe, AZ 85287 United States
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