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Hands-on experience * Field trip * Instructional materials * CPE credits available
As part of the ConnectEd Initiative, Esri is donating ArcGIS Online Organization accounts, for instructional use, for free to any US K-12 school, http://connected.esri.com. In this workshop you will learn ways to use ArcGIS Online to integrate technology and support geography content in your classroom. This workshop will guide you through the creation and use of digital maps as a teaching tool relevant to the social studies content and skills in support of the TEKS.
At the end of this workshop, you will
Speakers: Dr. Jeff Lash, University of Houston-Clear Lake; Megan Webster, J.J. Pearce High School, Richardson ISD; Maribel Velez-Ramos, Akins High School, Austin ISD
Audience: Middle and high school teachers, especially social studies teachers but others are welcome.
Costs: Participants are responsible for all lodging and transportation costs. Lunches, snacks, and parking is provided for all three days. Once accepted, there is a $35 registration fee. Upon successful completion of the course, recipients are eligible for a $125 stipend.
Prerequisites: None required but you may take the following free, online courses.
Application: Applications can be submitted beginning April 6 and will be open until workshop is full – 15 to 18 teachers. Notification of acceptance will be sent by May 15. If spaces remain beyond that date, applicants will be notified within 14 days of application receipt. Full attendance is required. Some outdoor work will be required. (Wednesday, June 24 at 8 am – Friday, June 26 at 5 pm)
Equipment: This is a BYOD (Bring Your Own Device) workshop. Please bring laptops and tablets and/or phones. Participants must bring and be comfortable with a laptop and a mobile device (tablet or smartphone). If you are unable to do so, please contact the office to discuss 512.245.3827.
The workshop will use ArcGIS Online, a cloud-based software. It will work on Chrome, Windows, and Apple. You may need to download free apps to your tablets/phones for field work.
CPE Credits: CPE credits are available.
Location: Department of Geography at Texas State University, Evans Liberal Arts Building, 601 University, San Marcos, Texas 78666
For more information, contact: Maggie Hutchins, Program Director, email@example.com, 512.245.3827.
Sponsored by Esri Education, Department of Geography at Texas State University, National Geographic Education Foundation
In this workshop you will learn ways to use digital maps to integrate technology into your classroom. Utilizing ArcGIS Online, with a focus on Story Maps, we will guide you through the creation and use of digital maps relevant to geography content and social studies skills TEKS in Economics, Geography, Government, U.S. History, and World History courses.
Story Maps “combine(s) interactive maps and multimedia content into elegant user experiences. They make it easy for you to harness the power of maps to tell your stories.” http://storymaps.arcgis.com/
At the end of this 3-hour workshop, you will
Audience: Resources are created for high school students and teachers but applicable to all grades.
This is a BYOD (Bring Your Own Device) workshop. Please bring laptops, tablets, and/or phones.
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