Free Workshop: Primary Sources - GeoHistory

When: 
June 6, 2017 - 9:00am - 5:00pm
Where: 
ASU, 976 S Forest Mall, Tempe, AZ

 

Where?        The Lattie Coor Building, Arizona State University

                       School of Geographical Sciences & Urban Planning, 5th Floor, Room 5536

                             976 S Forest Mall, Tempe, AZ

When?         Tuesday, June 6, 2017 |  9:00 am to 5:00 pm

Cost?            Free but you must place a $30 deposit to assure your attendance at the event.

It will be promptly refunded after you attend.  If you do not attend, we will be keeping the deposit.

 

Who should attend?   Teachers, grade levels K -12.  Limited to 25 participants.

 

What to expect:       In this workshop you will learn about five new tools for educators developed by geographers to analyze and interpret documents, maps, political cartoons and other primary sources.

 Schedule for the Day

  • Thinking Historically and Geographically

  • Using the Library of Congress Website

  • Using Primary Sources with a Geographic Lens: Applications to Maps, Documents, Audio Visual Materials, Images, and Political Cartoons (hands on activities)

  • Demonstration of a Model Lesson 

 What You Receive

  • 8 Professional Development hours

  • Lunch and snacks

  • Free materials

 Requirements:  

  • Must bring a laptop or tablet to class which has wireless connection capability.

  • Share this opportunity with your colleagues.

NOTE: 

Because we do not control the air conditioning, you might consider bringing a sweater (or a fan) depending on your needs

Anything else you think will make you comfortable and productive during these sessions.

Deadline to register: Tuesday, May 30, 2017

Contact: 

Gale Ekiss

GBEkiss@aol.com

480-965-5361