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Illinois Geographic Alliance’s Summer 2017 Workshops

June 12 @ 9:00 am - June 13 @ 3:30 pm

Geographic Thinking in Action: Using Maps and Other Primary Sources in the Elementary School Classroom

The IL Geographic Alliance invites you to attend one of its two-day workshops to:

  • Learn about programs and resources available from the Library of Congress Teaching with Primary Sources (TPS) Program and the Illinois Geographic Alliance, a member of the National Geographic Network of Alliances for Geographic Education
  • Examine K-5 national and Illinois geography standards for learning (new Illinois standards effective 1/2016)
  • Explore geographical and historical thinking
  • Discuss strategies to help develop student’s critical thinking and inquiry skills
  • Work with experienced educators, geographers, and historians
  • Analyze maps and primary documents using both geographical and historical thinking tools and techniques
  • Receive a variety of resources and materials ready for immediate classroom use
  • Earn Professional Development hours (at no out-of-pocket cost)

For information and registration visit iga.illinoisstate.edu.

Details

Start:
June 12 @ 9:00 am
End:
June 13 @ 3:30 pm
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Website:
http://iga.illinoisstate.edu/resources/workshops/geographic-thinking-2017.php