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Pearl Harbor Day Resources

If you are looking for resources, you're in luck.  There are many reliable sources producing good resources. My friends at GISetc posted a GeoInquiry, story map and 75th anniversary site links on their blog. For working with primary sources, The WWII Museum in New...
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T.S. Spivet gives perspective

The *.pdf document contains an introduction, map link and questions for all the chapters.  They were  created originally for a bright 6th grader. My friend, Ninja, and I set out on an epic journey of our own this past academic year.  As part of our adventure, I...
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Camp GeoReading – July in New Hampshire

Join us for this three-day adventure in thinking outside the book. This institute, focused on integrating mapping, spatial literacy, and analysis into reading and writing instruction, is designed for any level of geospatial experience, novice through expert. Explore...
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Story Maps and Geospatial Fun at Esri EdUC 2016

Join me Saturday, June 25, 2016, 1:30-2:45pm in the Coronado room! If you can't be there, here is my storymap/presentation for you. Stop by the GISetc booth in the EdUC expo! Starting Sunday, June 27 throughout the week, you can pick up two of my books in the Esri...
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Texas in February for TCEA 2016

UPDATE: My handout from the session, click here. If you’re looking for cool things related to geospatial technology, digital maps, interactive online mapping….and need it to be free for your school. (Yes, FREE! No catch…really!) Join the TCEA GEOSIG at one of these...
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42 ideas GIS in Education

Fresh from our presentation at the Esri edUC with a salute to Douglas Adams' Hitchhiker's Guide to the Galaxy, Shannon White and I present 42 ideas and resources that may help educators and geomentors in their quest to integrate GIS, GPS and geography into education,...
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Going Places

Thanks to the Louisiana Resource Center for Educators for hosting me at the Mighty Maps workshop! For the teacher, here's a PDF of the presentation, GIS for Common Core and Special Needs_LGA2015. Happy...
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