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A Unique Professional Development Event That Will Change How You Think about Leading and Learning in the Digital Age! Fourteen non-profit educational organizations have planned a HUGE professional development event and you are invited! Over 200 sessions with outstanding presenters with strategic topics will Wow you with High Impact challenges for leaders and educators! Over 100 Exhibitors and Sponsors will Amaze you with new tools for the 21st Century global education community. Over 3,000 of your colleagues, friends, business associates, and leaders will Be There in the same place at the same time. Share real face time. 

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Tuesday, April 23 • 11:30am - 12:30pm
162 Enhancing STEM Education with Geospatial Technology

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Geospatial technology can be a valuable tool to enhance Science, Technology, Engineering, and Math (STEM) related courses. Washington College, through a MSDE Race to the Top grant, has developed a 15 week online course for elementary, middle school, and high school teachers.  The course focuses on problem based learning approaches to incorporating geospatial technology into your classroom by deploying easy to use software in the classroom.  This presentation will discuss the course and give participants an idea of what they may learn if they enroll.  All course materials are freely available
online and may be used immediately to learn.

Learning Objectives:

  • Learn problem based learning approaches to teaching STEM in the classroom
  • Learn how to incorporate easy to use geospatial technology tools in the classroom
  • Become aware of free online training and curriculum materials to assist you in bringing geospatial technology into your classroom to enhance STEM education.

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Stewart Bruce

GIS Program Coordinator, Washington College
Stewart Bruce is the Assistant Director, Center for Environment and Society, GIS Program Coordinator, and Adjunct Assistant Professor of Anthropology at Washington College. In addition to teaching he also manages numerous funded projects spanning the gamut from 3D visualization and... Read More →

Tuesday April 23, 2013 11:30am - 12:30pm EDT

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