The Educator's PLN

The personal learning network for educators

Mapmaking with Children

Event Details

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

Export to Outlook or iCal (.ics)

Event Description

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!

Comment Wall

Comment

RSVP for Mapmaking with Children to add comments!

Join The Educator's PLN

Attending (1)

About

Thomas Whitby created this Ning Network.

Latest Activity

Lenni D. Nedley updated their profile
yesterday
Lenni D. Nedley posted a discussion

Technology

Where does your school stand when it comes to technology availability for your students?See More
yesterday
Lenni D. Nedley posted a blog post

Citizen

As PDE grapples with the Keystone Civics and Government exam, today makes me wonder how many educators could pass the citizenship exam.  Hmmm!http://www.uscis.gov/us-citizenship/naturalization-testorhttp://citizenshipfirst.us/exam/See More
yesterday
David Chiles posted a status
"Happy Fourth of July with liberty and justice for all. www.NetworkEtiquette.net"
Saturday
David Chiles posted a status
"Google chrome is not safe. The browser is prone to hacks at #Starbucks. www.NetworkEtiquette.net"
Friday
Matthew Esterman and Katherine Maloney are now friends
Friday
Kathryn Blades shared a profile on Facebook
Thursday
Oliver Raw posted a blog post

How to motivate students to write essays?

It is rather difficult to teach students, but to motivate them is even harder. At schools and even at colleges you have to contact with children who try to reject someone else's influence. And the fact is that this rejection is a logical result of misconception of the roles of both. It is possible to overcome the conflict of generations, and you can touch the children, and they can hear you. If you are so lucky to succeed and make student listen, then you can motivate them to any activity and…See More
Thursday

Awards And Nominations

© 2015   Created by Thomas Whitby.   Powered by

Badges  |  Report an Issue  |  Terms of Service