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|Teaching Geography Concepts||Kilgore||July 10||Agenda|
|Teaching with Digital Maps||Richardson||July 12||Agenda|
|Teaching with Digital Maps||San Angelo||July 21||Agenda|
|Teaching Geography Concepts||Amarillo||July 25||Register|
|National Council for Geographic Education||Albuquerque||July 27-30||Learn more|
|Teaching Geography Concepts, with field trip (cost $10)||San Marcos||August 4||Register|
|ArcGIS Online: Cities & Urbanization (cost $10 w/ $60 participant stipend upon completion)||San Marcos||August 10-11|
|Texas Social Studies Supervisors Assn||Las Colinas||October 19||Learn more|
|Texas Council for the Social Studies Conference - 75th Anniversary||Las Colinas||October 20-22||Learn more|
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.
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 6-hour workshop, you will
Audience: Resources are created for middle and high school students and teachers but applicable to all grades.
This is a BYOD (Bring Your Own Device) workshop. Please bring laptops or tablets.
Learn ways to use technology to teach about the weather. In this workshop, you will participate in content-rich presentations on the geography of weather and then use ArcGIS Online to explore how to make and use digital maps to view and analyze weather patterns and regions. This workshop is an excellent opportunity for the participant to connect geography and earth science through technology.
This workshop focuses on how to use technology to explore the relationship between water and people. From settlement patterns, natural hazards, and natural resources, participants will use ArcGIS Online and GeoInquiries to explore the power of water on people’s lives. This is an excellent workshop to learn ways to incorporate technology into your classroom, network with other teachers, and enhance your geography content and skills knowledge.
Registration fee of $20 and participants are eligible for a $60 stipend upon successful completion of the workshop and 12 CPE hours.
The Grosvenor Center for Geographic Education is looking for enthusiastic teachers that love to teach geography to be a part of a new online series of professional development workshops. Teachers will be expected to review four content modules and develop 3-4 teaching strategies for each. There will be a mandatory meeting on June 6th at 3pm in New Braunfels to discuss the project. The face-to-face PD workshops will be held on June 19-22 from 1-4PM at ESC-Region 20, at which point the teachers will share their ideas. These workshops will be filmed and produced into online PD videos, similar to Geography: Teaching with the Stars (www.geoteach.org). This is a great opportunity for those that want to do something creative and share with other teachers what they are doing in their classroom. Participants will receive a $1500 stipend and CPE hours. If interested please contact email@example.com as soon as possible.