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Geography

Back to the Future: Teaching with Digital Historic Maps

Friday, December 2, 2016 -
11:15am to 12:15pm
Learn exciting new ways to use digital historic maps in your teaching, including interactive online tools that can be used for inquiry-based projects in the classroom.

Using Pictures to Build Geographic Literacy

Friday, December 2, 2016 -
11:15am to 12:15pm
Explore how pictures can be used to study geography themes. A series of four drawings and two maps will be used to examine location, region, and human-environmental interaction.

Implementing Virginia's New Geography SOL Skills into the High School Social Studies Classroom

Friday, December 2, 2016 -
1:00pm to 2:00pm
Concerned about the new re-design of the Va. SOLs? The Virginia Geographic Alliance has put together a vast array of resources, techniques and ready-to-go lessons that align with the new SOL standards while giving you effective strategies for overall social studies education. Lessons are targeted at World Geography along with the new geography strands in World History I and II.

From Geography Action to Civic Engagement: The Mesa Grande Ruins

If These Walls Could Talk: Seeing a Culture through Human-Created Features of the Landscape

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Friday, December 2, 2016 -
5:00pm to 6:00pm
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Using Inquiry to Teach about Race in Social Studies

Friday, December 2, 2016 -
11:15am to 12:15pm
Community sponsored session to model inquiry lessons on race. Lessons appear in forthcoming edited volume, Race lessons: Using inquiry to teach about race in social studies.

Questioning as Literacy: A Critical Role for the Social Studies

Saturday, December 3, 2016 -
9:15am to 10:15am
The social studies should take the lead in teaching the critical inquiry-related skill of questioning. Explore the EFG questioning framework and how to introduce, practice, and utilize student questioning in the classroom.

STEMSS Lessons Brought to You by the Arizona Geographic Alliance

Saturday, December 3, 2016 -
5:00pm to 6:00pm
Learn about the Arizona Geographic Alliance's 10-day summer institute that provided K-12 teachers with opportunities to develop STEMSS lessons with supports for English learners. Lesson plans will be shared.

Integrating GPS and Geocaching into Teaching

Saturday, December 3, 2016 -
9:15am to 10:15am
Geocaching is fun, but it's also an activity that can be used to explore any subject, including math, science, and social studies, in an engaging way to enhance student learning.

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