NHEdGIS Optional Training Event: August 14, 2012

We’ve received a tremendous response to our request for “early adopters” of the statewide educational site license for Esri’s ArcGIS software. Because you have expressed interest in or your organization has received the license, we’d like to invite you (and any other interested NH educators) to a training event before school starts at Hopkinton Middle High School. (There will be other events offered later.)

Tentative Schedule is as follows:

8:00 am: Optional Pre-meeting: Installation troubleshooting—answer questions on installation issues, if desired, conduct an actual installation

9:00 am: Official Start Introductions Introduction to GIS in Education 9:15 am: ArcGIS Online: Create a personal account and try out an activity. (Options will include activities appropriate for various grade levels and subjects.)

Share. 10:15 am: ArcWhat? The Language of Esri 10:30 am: Organizational Accounts: the NHEdGIS ArcGIS Online Account: 11:30 am: Resources: I want to start using GIS, but don’t feel ready to create my own lessons….how do I find things to do with my class?

12:00 am: Lunch (Bring your own or can order locally) 12:45 pm: ArcGIS Desktop: Mapping Our World Lesson (start)

1:45 pm: Wrap up/conclusion. Where do we go from here? 2:00 pm: Optional “after school “ session: we will hang around for people who would like to stay and continue to play with the software and/or ask questions.

3:00 pm: Final “Bell”

To RSVP to this invitation, please fill out the GoogleDocs form at:

https://docs.google.com/spreadsheet/viewform?formkey=dFFtWVFJd3U1Ymp4bXRSVS1aY0JRU3c6MQ#gid=0

Please also forward this e-mail to other teachers (at your school or throughout NH) who you think might be interested in attending.

Any questions? Contact me at i_ahern@LR.NET or the partnership at nhedgispartnership@gmail.com

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