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Topic Location 2018 Date Link
China: Modern and Historic Views w/ Alex Tait, The Geographer at NGS College Station 1/25 Flyer
Region 4 Social Studies Conference Houston 1/27 Learn more
Encountering Texas History Houston 2/5-6 Learn more
Teaching with Digital Maps Denton ISD Feb TBD  
Texas Social Studies Supervisors Assn Conference Austin 2/22-23 Learn more
GeoTech at Bishop Dunne Dallas 3/1-3 Learn more
Texas Geography Student Research Symposium San Marcos 3/23 Learn more
Texas GeoBee Bedford 4/6 Learn more
Geo-Inquiry Process Bedford TBD Coming soon
Stories of the San Marcos River (tentative) San Marcos 6/11-13 Email mhutchins@txstate.edu for more info
Esri Education San Diego, CA 7/7-10 Learn more
Texas History Workshop Amarillo 7/21 Learn more
Energizing Texas History Richardson 8/7-8 Learn more
National Council for Geographic Education Quebec, Canada 8/6-10 Learn more
Texas Social Studies Supervisors Assn Houston 10/11 Learn more
Texas Council for the Social Studies Conference Houston 10/12-14 Learn more

Teaching with Digital Maps

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

  • Be able to use ArcGIS Online to explore and create digital maps
  • Have strategies and understand how to incorporate digital maps into your classroom
  • Receive access to resources, including lesson plans and activities

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.