[NHDOE-ETNews] ET News: Free Summer Professional Development Opportunities for Learning to use GIS

Freeda, Stanley Stanley.Freeda at doe.nh.gov
Tue May 5 09:35:58 EDT 2015

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ITEM:  Free Summer Professional Development Opportunities for Learning to use GIS

Great teacher-focused training on GIS & GPS is available in NH this summer! Not only are the courses free, stipends are also available (see details on each institute webpage).

Topics range from basic GIS concepts, mapping with smartphones, applying GIS to watersheds, how to best use online GIS, and incorporating geospatial technologies into your classroom. Spaces are limited, so don't wait too long to register!

Geospatial 101 | June 24th-26th
Start your GIS/GPS education and learn to make online maps

Writing Geospatial Lessons | June 29th-July 1st
Get help creating lessons featuring GIS/GPS

Mapping with Mobile Devices | July 7th-9th
Use the power of smartphones and tablets to make maps

Watershed Ecology Institute| July 13th-16th
Collect watershed data in the field and use it to make maps

ArcGIS Online for Organizations | July 21st-23rd
Harness the power of ArcGIS Online for your teaching

Geospatial Curriculum Development | August 10th-12th
Get help integrating geospatial topics into your teaching plan

Civil War Era History & GIS | August 13th-17th
Bring history alive through pictures and maps

Offered by the NHEdGIS group (www.NHEdGIS.org<http://www.NHEdGIS.org>).  Funding sources for these workshops include GeoPriSM<http://www.nhedgis.org/geoprism.html> (through the NH Department of Education's Math Science Partnership Program<http://education.nh.gov/instruction/curriculum/msp/index.htm>), NHEPSCoR<http://nhepscor.org>, and Esri's EdConnect grant program<http://connected.esri.com>.

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