Summer/Fall Professional Development Opportunities at New Hampshire Audubon

Please see the attached pdf for a list of the exciting professional development opportunities in August, October, and November.   Best Regards, New Hampshire Audubon Educators   AT A GLANCE: August 5: Signs of the Season – Tracking Seasonal Changes with Your Students August 6 and 13: Environmental Heroes – Out of the Past and Into the Present October 2 or 9: Wings at Your Window: Extending Curricula with Bird Observations November 13: Integrating Science and Technology – A Natural Connection...

Summer Institutes

Hello fellow geographers,   I hope your summer is going well.   We are pleased that this summer’s institutes are fully funded and we are able to offer stipends to all participants.   There is still some room left in most of the summer geospatial institutes.   We hope that you are able to join us.   See what teachers are saying @nhedgis on Twitter.   Summer_Institute_Flyer14   Happy mapping!   Lara Bryant Assistant Professor of Geography and Coordinator of the New Hampshire Geographic Alliance Keene State College 229 Main Street Keene, NH 03435-2001 603-358-2428...

2014 NCSS Boston Conference- Registration Open

Registration for the 2014 NCSS Annual Conference is now open, and teachers in New England (Connecticut, Maine, Massachusetts, New Hampshire, Rhode Island, and Vermont)  are eligible for discounted individual and group registration rates.  To receive these rates, teachers need to use the attached individual and group registration forms, or go online to www.socialstudies.org/conference/local_registration and click on the registration link.   2014-NCSS-Local-Group-Registration-Form 2014 NCSS Local Individual Registration Form   These rates are not available through our regular registration system, so please make sure to refer  to the above url.  This page does not link to anything else on our website, so you have to enter that specific address.   Do not go to www.socialstudies.org/conference to register for the conference.  The discounted rates are not available there.  People can go to our website for all of the information about the conference, but not to register.   We hope that many of your teachers will decide to attend the conference, the first in Boston in more than 30 years.   If you have any questions, please contact us at conference@ncss.org  Thank you for your help in spreading the word about the conference.  We hope to see you in Boston in...
FALL NEARC 2014 – CALL FOR PRESENTATIONS

FALL NEARC 2014 – CALL FOR PRESENTATIONS

FALL NEARC 2014 – CALL FOR PRESENTATIONS Sunday, October 5 – Wednesday, October 8 Mystic Marriott, Groton, Connecticut Presentation proposals for the 2014 Fall NEARC Conference are being accepted. The deadline for submitting presentation abstracts is June 8, 2014. The Northeast Arc User Group (NEARC) is an independent, volunteer organization dedicated to helping users of Esri GIS software be more successful. We hold a one-day conference in the spring of each year and a three-day conference in the fall. At each of these events, we foster learning through technical training from Esri, user presentations, and community building events.   Conference Tracks will include: Utilities, Municipal, Public Safety, Education, Emerging Technologies, Natural Resources, Mobile Technology, and Facilities. PRESENTATION FORMAT: Oral Presentations: 20-30 minutes in length (including time for Q&A) Panel Presentations: with up to 3 presenters (you must submit the complete presentation concept as part of your abstract.) Workshop: Intensive 1.5 hour workshop on a specific topic. Poster Presentations: a 4′ x 4′ display space. Awards will be given to the top poster presentations.   ONLINE SUBMISSION REQUIREMENTS Abstracts will only be accepted online. The presentation must be product-neutral and cannot market specific products and/or services. Abstracts should not exceed 200 words. Presenters must register & pay to attend the conference at regular conference fees. Questions? Contact Brett Flodine bflodine@hartford.gov or Emily Wilsonemily.wilson@uconn.edu. Deadline for submissions is June 8, 2014. Submit Abstract   GIS EDUCATORS DAY – CALL FOR PRESENTATIONS You are invited to submit a presentation proposal for the 7th Annual GIS Educators Dayconference. Proposals must be received by June 30, 2014 in order to be considered. GIS Educators Day, sponsored by NEARC and Esri, is a full-day conference devoted exclusively to topics and issues pertaining...

Summer Spatial Institutes 2014

Dear Educators:   Designed specifically for teachers, the 2014 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 see the attached flyer or go to the University of New Hampshire Cooperative Extension website link: FLYER...
NH School Atlas” 2014 reprint and digital version now available!

NH School Atlas” 2014 reprint and digital version now available!

Dear NH Teachers:   NH Geographic Alliance has updated and reprinted the “New Hampshire School Atlas”​ and is now debuting a digital form for use with Smart, Promethean or Polyvision – Eno Board!  New paper and digital lessons have been developed to help teachers to present and students to understand the information taught in Social Studies classes.  While the atlas and lessons generally follow the “Standards” for the 4th Grade, they can also be used in other grades.  The atlas offers a vivid geographic portrait and spatial perspective of the state of New Hampshire.   Along with the new atlas and lessons, NHGA is offering an opportunity to pilot the BETA version of the ArcGIS Online Atlas activities!  For more information, please contact us at nhga@keene.edu.   Please see the attached flyer for details about the atlas and instructions for ordering the paper or CD versions. NHflyer_2014            ...