Event Title

Smart Maps: Implementing a Powerful Technology into Any Classroom

Grade Level

Middle (6th-8th)

Subjects

Science, History/Social Science, Technology, STEM, Equity and Diversity, Sustainability

Start Date

28-2-2020 10:15 AM

End Date

28-2-2020 12:00 PM

Description

This workshop emphasizes the world around us and uses technology to develop spatial thinking in the classroom. Using "smart maps" or a geographic information system (GIS), students in any discipline will increase geographic awareness and develop spatial problem solving skills. Using ArcGIS Online, a free software package, a step-by-step exercise is presented and attendees will have the opportunity to try an exercise within their own area of expertise. Exercises aligned with national standards.

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Feb 28th, 10:15 AM Feb 28th, 12:00 PM

Smart Maps: Implementing a Powerful Technology into Any Classroom

This workshop emphasizes the world around us and uses technology to develop spatial thinking in the classroom. Using "smart maps" or a geographic information system (GIS), students in any discipline will increase geographic awareness and develop spatial problem solving skills. Using ArcGIS Online, a free software package, a step-by-step exercise is presented and attendees will have the opportunity to try an exercise within their own area of expertise. Exercises aligned with national standards.