Teaching PLACE Conference
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Saturday, January 24, 2015
Teaching PLACE: Using technology and professional wisdom to uncover the interrelationships between natural and built systems. A CBEI One-Day Conference for Educators who teach in the Lake Champlain Basin
Main Street Landing Performing Arts Center, Burlington, VT
8:30 a.m. – 3:30 p.m.
Pre-registration required. RSVP to firstname.lastname@example.org $20 fee (bring your own lunch – snacks will be provided)
Join the Champlain Basin Education Initiative (CBEI) partners as we consider how to structure investigations of the places we live using a variety of technology.
Dr. Lesley-Ann Dupigny-Giroux, Professor of Climatology & VT State Climatologist
Nimble and Active: Using Technology to Respond to Real World Events in a Changing Climate.
Ryan Morra, EFS Partnerships Coordinator and Educator, Shelburne Farms
FOCUS: Explore patterns in nature through mapping and photography
Ryan Mitchell, Publications and Communications Coordinator, Lake Champlain Basin Program
FOCUS: Examine changes in land use on the Burlington waterfront with online STORY MAPS
Pete Wyndorf, Global Studies and Media Production, Milton High School, Vermont
FOCUS: Experiment with digital tools to capture the language and sounds of human interaction with the natural and built landscape
Mark Powers, Earth Science, Vergennes Union High School, SWAC teacher
FOCUS: Implement SWAC technology and projects in your classroom with SWAC colleague
More information: http://watershedmatters.lcbp.org/