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|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|
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|Texas History Workshop||Amarillo||7/21||Learn more|
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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.