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March 2018

Arizona State Board of Education meeting

March 26 @ 9:00 am - 5:00 pm

Arizona State Board of Education Arizona State Board for Vocational and Technological Education Agenda NOTICE OF PUBLIC MEETING March 26, 2018 Regular Board Meeting 3/26/2018 - 9:00 AM 1535 W. Jefferson Room # 122 Phoenix, AZ 85007 LINK to pdf of proposed new Social Studies Standards: https://simbli.eboardsolutions.com/Meetings/Attachment.aspx?S=112020&AID=27610&MID=866 K-8 starts on Page 4 High School starts on Page 44 Pursuant to Arizona Revised Statutes (A.R.S.) 38-431.02, notice is hereby given to the members of the Arizona State Board of Education, the Arizona…

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April 2018

Giant Floor Map Training – Tucson 4/7/2018

April 7 @ 9:00 am - 11:00 am

Using the Giant Arizona Floor Map - Oro Valley/Tucson What: Two Hour Training When: Saturday, April 7, 2018 | 09:00 am to 11:00 am Where: Innovation Academy, 825 W Desert Fairways Dr, Oro Valley, AZ 85755 Cost? Free but you must place a $15 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. What to expect: • Experience on-the-map activities that you…

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June 2018

Mesa – GeoSpatial Workshop: Using Technology for Spatial Thinking and Analyzing Data

June 11 @ 9:00 am - June 13 @ 4:00 pm
Mesa Community College, 1833 W Southern Ave
Mesa, AZ 85202 United States
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  GeoSpatial Workshop: Using Technology for Spatial Thinking and Analyzing Data (Mesa) (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…

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Tucson – GeoSpatial Workshop: Using Technology for Spatial Thinking and Analyzing Data

June 18 @ 9:00 am - June 20 @ 4:00 pm
University of Arizona, Library Digital Space
Tucson, AZ 85721 United States
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GeoSpatial Workshop: Using Technology for Spatial Thinking and Analyzing Data (Tucson) (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…

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

June 26 @ 8:00 am - 5:00 pm
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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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…

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Integrating Geography into Your Classroom

June 27 @ 1:00 pm - 3:00 pm
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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Integrating Geography into Your Classroom   This is a two hour training on What is Geography and Geographical Thinking? and What FREE ONLINE resources are available from the Arizona Geographic Alliance?  All K-12 teachers and administrators from any school or district are welcome to attend.  You do not need to be a social studies or science teacher to benefit from this workshop.  Many AzGA resources integrate curriculum disciplines with Geography - history, STEM, literacy and Geography for Diverse Learners (ELLs).…

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July 2018

People and the Planet (Tempe)

July 9 @ 9:00 am - 3:00 pm
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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People & the Planet: Hands-On Geography for a Growing World (Tempe) Learn about 41 innovative activities, 18 readings and 31 infographics that are fully accessible online for middle school classrooms.  Explore such topics as : Climate change, water scarcity, global wealth inequality, and more.  These hands-on strategies will keep you and your students engaged and emphasize real world problem solving. Grade Level Focus:  6 - 8 But teachers of other grade levels may attend with the intent they will modify…

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People and the Planet (Tucson)

July 10 @ 9:00 am - 3:00 pm

People and the Planet: Hands-One Geography for a Growing Planet (Tucson) Learn about 41 innovative activities, 18 readings and 31 infographics that are fully accessible online for middle school classrooms.  Explore such topics as : Climate change, water scarcity, global wealth inequality, and more.  These hands-on strategies will keep you and your students engaged and emphasize real world problem solving. Grade Level Focus:  6 - 8 But teachers of other grade levels may attend with the intent they will modify…

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Flagstaff – GeoSpatial Workshop: Using Technology for Spatial Thinking and Analyzing Data

July 23 @ 9:00 am - July 25 @ 4:00 pm
Northern Arizona University, 1001 S Knoles Dr
Flagstaff, AZ 86001 United States
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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…

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November 2018

2018 National Council for the Social Studies Conference

November 29 @ 12:00 am - December 2 @ 11:59 pm
Hyatt Regency Chicago IL United States

Social studies educators teach students the content knowledge, intellectual skills, and civic values necessary for fulfilling the duties of citizenship in a participatory democracy. The mission of National Council for the Social Studies is to provide leadership, service, and support for all social studies educators.

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