Summer Spatial Institutes 2014

Summer Spatial Institutes 2014

Back by popular demand, NHEdGIS is offering a series of summer institutes at a variety of skill levels for implementing GIS in the classroom.   If you have already taken the beginning sessions, we are offering some more advanced institutes.  Attend one, or attend them all.  They are all free and some even have stipends available.  FLYER 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...
PD opportunity with stipend

PD opportunity with stipend

The Sixth Annual NGTC Geospatial Technology Summer Workshop, 2014 The National Geospatial Technology Center of Excellence, in partnership with Southwestern College (SWC) and San Diego State University (SDSU), will host the sixth annual NGTC Geospatial Technology Summer Workshop. The workshop will be held in the brand new Geospatial Technology Lab on the campus of SDSU from July 8 -10, 2014. The workshop will host high school and community college faculty who have previous experience using geospatial technology tools, including but not limited to one more of the following: Geographic Information Systems (GIS), remote sensing (RS), Global Positioning Systems (GPS), and cartography. Workshop participants will design and produce geospatial curriculum that can be used within a classroom setting. This year’s participants will be required to submit a proposal to attend the workshop. The proposal should include: 1. A Curriculum Vitae (maximum 2 pages) highlighting your interest in geospatial tools. 2. A Word document with the following information: a. A statement describing your experiences using geospatial tools and what tools you have used (for example, ArcGIS Desktop, ArcGIS Online, mobile phones apps, digital probeware, digital imagery, Google Earth, etc.). b. A list of the coursework that you teach on a regular basis (this includes geospatial specific classes as well as other courses that you teach), or a list of course(s) that you will be teaching. c. A proposed classroom-based project that you would like to create (or augment) during your time at the workshop. Please limit this portion of the proposal to no more than 300 words (projects can range from a single class activity to a longer project). Workshop participants...

Mapping the Piscataqua Region: From John Smith to Google Maps Opening Reception Friday, May 9, 5:00-7PM John Paul Jones House 43 Middle St. The Portsmouth Historical Society is pleased to announce the 2014 exhibition for the John Paul Jones House Mapping the Piscataqua Region: John Smith to Google Maps. An opening reception will be held at the John Paul Jones House from 5-7 PM on May 9. It is free for members of the Portsmouth Historical Society and $5 for others. Reservations are not required. The exhibition will run through November 3, 2014. The John Paul Jones House, 43 Middle St Portsmouth is open everyday May1 through November 3 from 11 AM to 5 PM....

Spring Newsletter

Table of Contents The Spring 2014 issue has… 1. Coordinators Corner by Laura Bryant 2. New Hampshire Social Studies Network Launched by Ken Relihan 3-4. GeoLit Tours: It’s Fun For All Ages! by Baylee Boulem 5. National Geographis Society Hosts Policy Intensive Workshop in D.C. by Judy Perry 6-7. Dam Removal in New Hampshire by Jo Beth Mullens, Ph.D. 8. Senator Shaheen Awarded GLOY by Baylee Boulem 9. 2014 New Hampshire National Geographic Bee at Keene State by Laura Kessler 10. Chinese New Year Celebrated at Hopkinton Middle High School by Bob Woolner 11. China for the Holidays & the International Dateline Date With Destiny by Bob Woolner 12. NHGA Steering Committee Summer Leadership Retreat by Jessica Bigaj 13. Closing Statements- Mailing list, info to share, Trivia Question: What island group… (Trivia Question winners receives free Atlas!, etc) Spring 2014 Newsletter...
Geography Legislator of the Year

Geography Legislator of the Year

National Geographic today awarded four key congressional leaders with Geography Legislator of the Year Awards for their commitment to quality geography education for all K-12 students. Recognized for their dedication to preparing young Americans for success were Sens. John Boozman (R-Ark.) and Jeanne Shaheen (D-N.H.) and Reps. Robert Aderholt (R-Ala.) and Rosa DeLauro...
Heifer International Event at Heifer Farm – May 17th

Heifer International Event at Heifer Farm – May 17th

The attached  Beyond_Hunger!_2014 tells even more about the Heifer event on Saturday afternoon. 17 May, 2014 than what is written below. Just hearing and talking with Jan Schrock is worth whatever the driving time/distance to Rutland MASS might be for you. She is fun, thoughtful, energetic, and knows EVERYTHING about Heifer A-Z AND Z-A! Hope you can consider — being a part of this happening and — Passing On this invitation to someone you know. FLYER The website is: www.heifer.org/communities ....