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Mapmaking with Children

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Mapmaking with Children

Time: March 31, 2012 from 9am to 4pm
Location: Antioch University New England
Street: 40 Avon Street
City/Town: Keene, NH
Website or Map: http://www.antiochne.edu/acsr…
Phone: 603.283.2302
Event Type: workshop
Organized By: Laura Thomas
Latest Activity: Mar 14, 2012

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Making maps fascinates children and we should use this intrinsic desire to shape developmentally appropriate curriculum in social studies, math and language arts.

This practical and participatory workshop will include:

*review of research on children's neighborhood maps
*drawing maps that represent the 10 year old view of the landscape
*the presentation of a clear developmental model of children's geographic understanding
*examples of integrated curriculum based on this developmental model
*indoors mapmaking activities suitable for early elementary grades
*an outdoors mapmaking/ treasure hunt activity that involves local exploration and a literacy challenge, adaptable for grades k-6
*activities with state road maps for upper grades social studies and math activities

The workshop will range from developmental theory to brass-tacks practical, from serious reflecting on the purposes of education to the giddy thrill of finding
hidden treasure. Come prepared to draw maps, solve problems, plan curriculum and perhaps get a bit wet and muddy!

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