Summer Spatial Institutes 2015

Summer Spatial Institutes 2015

Designed specifically for teachers, the 2015 Summer Spatial Institute series will take educators from beginning online GIS skills through the more advanced skills analyzing local data. Attend one or attend them all. The series is created for you design a full program that meets your professional development needs. CEU’s, undergraduate, and graduate credits are available for each institute. For detailed content information and to register online for any of the institutes, please go to the University of New Hampshire Cooperative Extension website link: http://extension.unh.edu/2015-Summer-Spatial-Institutes or see Summer Institute 2015 Flyer for individual...
Choices Workshops Maine and Rhode Island

Choices Workshops Maine and Rhode Island

Introductory Workshop Engaging Students in International Issues: The Choices Approach Thursday, September 24, 2015 8:30 am-3:30 pm Brown University School of Professional Studies Providence, RI Cost: $145 per person. Price includes two units ($78 value), lunch, 7-hour certificate of attendance, and all workshop materials. A limited number of scholarships are available for pre-service teachers. Who Should Attend: History, civics, geography, government and other social studies teachers, as well as Humanities teachers, are the target audience. Materials are appropriate for grades 7-12. During the workshop, you will: • Be introduced to the Choices Program’s award-winning resources and approach to teaching about contested international issues; • Examine and work with the Choices units The U.S.Role in a Changing World and Freedom Now: The Civil Rights Movement in Mississippi (provided); • Network with exemplar colleagues in social studies education from across New England. This is a participatory workshop, so come ready to be engaged and inspired! Flyer RI ============================================================================ Introductory Workshop (2) Engaging Students in International Issues: The Choices Approach Friday, September 25, 2015 8:30 am-3:30 pm Yarmouth High School Yarmouth, ME Cost: $145 per person. Price includes two units ($78 value), lunch, 7-hour certificate of attendance, and all workshop materials. A limited number of scholarships are available for pre-service teachers. Who Should Attend: History, civics, geography, government and other social studies educators will benefit. Materials are appropriate for grades 7-12. Humanities teachers often use our materials and are also invited to attend. During the workshop, you will: • Be introduced to the Choices Program’s award-winning resources and approach to teaching about contested international issues; • Examine and work with the Choices...

Teacher feedback needed FOR PD’s

  Educators,   Recently I have been working with NH conservation commission association to look for grant funding opportunities that would allow for teacher professional development opportunities in the area of natural resources content, collaboration with commissioners, and implementation of community-based science projects around the state. However, before we pursue the funding line any further I am hoping to get teacher feedback about if they would potentially participate in such opportunities.   Here is a link to the survey which includes additional information about the potential opportunities. It should not take more than about 5 minutes to complete.   survey link: http://goo.gl/forms/bMhU7cR5R2 Potential PD Opportunity For...
SUMMER TEACHERS INSTITUTE

SUMMER TEACHERS INSTITUTE

SUMMER TEACHERS INSTITUTE Montréal and Québec City: June 28-July 3   On behalf of the Northeast National Resource Center on Canada with support from the U.S. Department of Education, we are delighted to extend an invitation to you and your fellow Council for the Social Studies members to participate in the Summer Institute for K-12 Professionals held this summer in Montréal and Québec City, Canada, from June 28 to July 3. Please forward to interested colleagues K-12 teachers, curriculum coordinators and administrators with teaching background in social studies, geography, history and/or French, in addition to pre-service teachers, are welcome to apply. “Québec Dimensions: Historical, Geographic and Cultural Explorations” is a unique professional development opportunity providing participants with foundations in history and geography plus contemporary cultural insights through first-hand experience. The Canadian and Québec content taught by academic specialists is designed to meet Common Core, C3, and state standards. Registration: US$649 covers transportation during the Institute, lecturer fees, admission to educational sites, curriculum materials, double-occupancy at four star hotels, and some meals. Rolling applications accepted between now and April 15th or until full. Apply online! For more information: www.umaine.edu/teachingcanada Thank you in advance for sharing this professional development with colleagues interested in teaching Canadian, Québec and North American topics. Thank you! Sincerely yours, Betsy Arntzen and Amy Sotherden Canadian-American Center and Center for the Study of Canada / Institute on Québec Studies University of Maine and State University of New York College at Plattsburgh Consortium Partners of the NORTHEAST NATIONAL RESOURCE CENTER ON CANADA...
Explore Your Watershed Using ArcGIS Online (AGO)

Explore Your Watershed Using ArcGIS Online (AGO)

NH Fish and Game Watershed Education Program (WEP) Explore Your Watershed Using ArcGIS Online (AGO) Learn about this free and exciting technology for use in the classroom to study watersheds. We will explore how to map and share water quality and fisheries data within and between watersheds using ArcGIS online. When:    November 18, 2014 from 3:15 pm to 5:15 pm Where:   Hosted by Heather Fabbri at Dover High School 25 Alumni Drive, Dover, NH Room #128, adjacent to the greenhouse Directions   Instructors:   Judy Tumosa, NH Fish and Game Department Shane Bradt, UNH Cooperative Extension Rebecca Lilja, US Forest Service   Topics include (Demo and hands on experience): ArcGIS online (AGO) – what is it? AGO tutorial about watersheds – how do you use existing info to assess the ability of your watershed to produce clean water? AGO demo – how do you make your own maps? NH Fish &Game WEP AGO organizational account – how do you share your water quality and fisheries data with other schools? NH State ArcGIS license – how do you sign up for free ArcGIS? PLEASE RSVP to: Judy Tumosa #603-271-0456...

Cross-Cultural Journeys in Literature.(Free)

March 25, 2014, 9:30 a.m. to 2:30 p.m. at the Mariposa Museum, 26 Main Street, Peterborough, NH. Literature offers a powerful medium for journeying into the world of cultures. In this workshop, middle and high school teachers will learn dynamic, interactive strategies for opening up this rich world for students. Using excerpts from books and multimedia, teachers will experience these strategies directly as learners while also gaining insights into how to select and tailor materials for their classes and students. Take-away sample lessons and reading lists will be provided. The workshop is free thanks to support from the NH Humanities Council. CEUs available. Among the social studies curriculum standards addressed are Geography 4, US/NH History 5 and World History...