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GIS for Teachers – A Guide to Authentic K-12 Integration and Application

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This book is the first textbook for teaching teachers GIS integration.

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From the author team of Chris Bunin, Christine Esposito, Barbaree Duke, and Anita Palmer, Carte Diem Press presents a text for pre-service teachers is designed to guide educators through a continuum of GIS resources and skill sets to best integrate GIS into a K-12 classroom.

Grounded in real experience, free resources, and the ArcGIS platform, GIS for Teachers: A Guide to Authentic K-12 Integration and Application gives a comprehensive view into all aspects of the classroom and how
GIS meets many needs and challenges facing educators today.

The book includes 10 chapters and access to a comprehensive resource center online, replete with ready-to-use handouts, rubrics, exercises, videos and more.

  • Chapter 1: What is GIS?
  • Chapter 2: Pedagogy and GIS
  • Chapter 3: Where to Start with GIS Integration
  • Chapter 4: Teaching with GIS – Considerations when making maps
  • Chapter 5: Creating your own data sets and data analysis
  • Chapter 6: The GIS Advantage – Analysis
  • Chapter 7: Project-Based Learning and GIS
  • Chapter 8: Differentiation Strategies and GIS
  • Chapter 9: Logistics for Integrating GIS
  • Chapter 10: Resources

GIS for Teachers: A Guide to Authentic K-12 Integration and Application | ISBN 978-0-9861782-2-1

230 pages | Copyright © 2017 by Carte Diem Press, a division of Critical Think Inc.

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Weight 1 lbs
Dimensions 9 × 7 × .75 in