WIGA-WLIA-WIGICC GIS for Educators Workshop

February 14, 2014, Middleton, WI
Apply for stipend below!  Register for Conference:   http://www.wlia.org/wlia-events/annual-conference

You won't want to miss this experience to enhance your curriculum with EXCITING geospatial tools and learn more about Wisconsin's educational GIS license ~ available to K-12 schools for FREE!

The Wisconsin Geographic Alliance, Wisconsin Land Information Association and Wisconsin Geographic Information Coordination Council are proud to offer this opportunity to BUILD YOUR CONFIDENCE AND COMPETENCE WITH USING GEOSPATIAL TECHNOLOGIES - sure to make a POSITIVE difference in the spatial literacy of your students.

During the event, participants will:

  • Choose from a variety of educational sessions in the morning and attend a hands-on "GIS for Educators" session in the afternoon.
  • Become a member of ArcGIS Online, and explore and experience the myriad of lessons available for immediate use.
  • Engage in sample GIS lessons that can be used and adapted for their own classrooms.
  • Learn from practitioners and see how they are using Geospatial Technologies in their careers.
  • Develop lesson ideas, and consider partnering with a local expert for 1:1 mentoring.
  • Become part of a PLN (Professional Learning Network) that will support your efforts.

$15 Registration fee includes:

Educational sessions, Key Note, lunch, exhibitors and a hands-on workshop tailored just for educators!

Advancements in on-line mapping tools make these resources easier to use and more accessible than ever before!  Be one of the FIRST to bring these tools to your classroom and make a difference in the lives of your students.  You will be amazed at all the potential this has for learning, not to mention the direct connection to academic standards.

WIGA-WLIA-WIGICC GIS for Educators Workshop