Geospatial Technology & Social Studies:

Connecting the Past, Present & Future Sponsored by the New Hampshire Council for Social Studies, the New Hampshire Geographic Alliance and the State of New Hampshire Department of Education. Begin the Summer with a high-interest technology-rich workshop- Monday & Tuesday, June 27 and 28, 2011 Hopkinton Middle High School 297 Park Avenue Contoocook, New Hampshire 03229 Through direct instruction and guided exploration, 15 New Hampshire teachers will: Explore on-line digital mapping technology (ArcGIS Explorer On-Line) modify existing lessons and create new lessons that can be used in their own classrooms. Use GPS hand-held units in the field, and learn how to borrow a full set for classroom use. Teachers will also learn how to access data acquired by the hand-held units to create maps of local interest. Learn to use ArcGIS through implementation of modules of instruction from existing published lessons in “Mapping Our World”. Participants will have a site-license for ArcGIS to take back to their school. Import and manipulate images and data for effective display in GIS formats. Get support during the Summer and Fall for software installation and implementation! Earn up to $250 for implementation of classroom lessons, & presentation to fellow faculty! Space is limited! Act Now! For more information, and to register, contact: Ina Ahern at IAhern@prhs.sau48.org 603 536-1444 Bob Woolner at rwoolner@hopkintonschools.org 603 746-4167 or 603 464-3826...