Full course description
In this five-day workshop, educators learn how to design community-based mapping projects that engage students, align with core standards and work within existing curricula. Participants learn the fundamentals of project-based learning within the CMaP framework and how to enhance projects with educational technology while experiencing firsthand how effective project-based learning can be.
Location: Dixie Middle School
Address: 929 S 100 E, St. George, UT 84770
Date: Monday, June 1st, - Friday, June 5th, 2020
Time: 8:30 AM - 4:00 PM
Credit: 1 USBE or 1 SUU Credit
Course Type: In-person
Course Level: Beginner
Cost: Free to Utah Educators
Endorsement Category: Digital Teaching and Learning
This is an in-person week long course from August 5th - August 9th, 2019
Expected Learning Outcomes
At the conclusion of this course participants should be able to:
- Build relationships with local community leaders and GIS professionals.
- Analyze real-life issues in the community
- Use GIS, GPS and other geo-spatial technologies to enhance the understanding of issues and facilitate informed decision making.
- Design a local community project for their classroom and demonstrate how it aligns with state core standards in their content area.
Write up a CMaP classroom project description following the template provided in class. Include core curriculum standards and objectives that the project supports.
Policies and Procedures