Posts by nglissmann

Professional Development and Calendar Events for the Week of May 26-30, 2015

Posted by on May 25, 2015 in Professional Development, Workshop

Tuesday, May 26, 2015 Purposeful Integration of Spatial Thinking and Geotechnologies Summer Institute 2015, May 26-27 – For more information and registration, please click here. Wednesday, May 27, 2015 Purposeful Integration of Spatial Thinking and Geotechnologies Summer Institute 2015, May 26-27 – For more information and registration, please click here. History Colorado: Integrating the Social Studies Across Colorado History Teacher Workshop, 8:30-4:30 – For more information and registration, please click here. Thursday, May 28, 2015 Project Learning Tree: PLT for...

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Purposeful Integration of Spatial Thinking and Geotechnologies Summer Institute 2015

Posted by on May 23, 2015 in Professional Development, Workshop

Course Description Participants will partake in a two-day course led by an Esri education manager and MCVSD 51 Curriculum Specialist on integrating spatial thinking and geotechnologies (GPS, remote sensing, Geographic Information Systems [GIS]) into district instruction, with a focus on geography, history, and STEM. Participants will identify opportunities for students to use geospatial technologies, aligned to the district unified curriculum, and supported by Colorado Academic Standards. Time will be allotted for collegial collaboration, development of a lesson supporting spatial thinking,...

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Castle View High School Offering FREE GIS Workshop for K-12 Teachers this Summer!

Posted by on May 11, 2015 in Esri GIS Software, Professional Development, Workshop

Roger Felch and Chris Nichols are offering a free GIS workshop for K-12 Teachers this summer.  They have been awarded an Esri grant to offer a workshop to support the introduction of ArcGIS Online and other geospatial technologies to K-12 classrooms throughout Colorado.   The workshop will familiarize teachers with ArcGIS software and its many classroom applications and support the development of lessons that will enhance curriculum through spatial problem solving.  Current classroom teachers and Educators in school districts serving low income students will be given first priority.  Space...

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Teaching Geography for the 21st Century – Starts June 24th – Sign Up Now!

Posted by on May 6, 2015 in eNetLearning Courses, Online Learning, Professional Development

Teaching Geography for the 21st Century (click title for course description) – Starts June 24th – This course is designed to build geographic concepts, perspectives, and skills for those teaching Geography, as well as to those teaching other disciplines who seek to use geographic principles.  The goal of this course is to enable and equip educators to teach the subject of geography in engaging and informed ways.  It will also help educators and their students to understand why and how geography is relevant to 21st Century life.  The course will include population, land use,...

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Colorado History PD Workshop – Integrating Social Studies Across Colorado History Teacher Workshop, 8:30-4:30 at the Museum of Western Colorado, Grand Junction, CO

Posted by on May 6, 2015 in Professional Development, Workshop

History Colorado:  Integrating Social Studies Across Colorado History Teacher Workshop, May 27, 8:30-4:30 at the Museum of Western Colorado, Grand Junction, CO Join us for professional development designed to enhance your skill in teaching the core concepts and tools from history, geography, economics and civics that are emphasized in Colorado’s 4th grade Social Studies Standards and Summative Social Studies Assessment. Four leading social studies organizations are collaborating to bring this day-long workshop to elementary teachers. An expert in each subject area will help you...

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