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Thursday, July 22, 2010

Storm's a comin'! Get your data ready!

It's that time of year again! If you haven't taken advantage of their data, now's a great time to show students the progression of the storm. The National Hurricane Center has their GIS data ready to download and pull into your favorite GIS application.  Just click DOWNLOAD GIS DATA.  Whether you're using a free product like AEJEE or ArcGIS Explorer OR you're mapping with ArcGIS, MapInfo or MyWorld GIS, you can analyze the weather along with those experts on The Weather Channel!

Tropical Storm BONNIE

Tuesday, July 20, 2010

Teach Reading and Writing with Geospatial Technologies

Reading, Writing and Thinking Around the Globe: Geospatial Technologies for the English Language Arts and Beyond

new book coverby Barbaree Ash Duke

If you’re looking for realistic ideas for implementing 21stCentury tools into your classroom, then this is the book for you. Harness the power of online mapping, virtual globes and online content!  Spotlighted areas, reading and writing, foster ways to teach thinking in a tradition-laden subject.  Ready-to-use lessons, practical ideas, suggestions on collaboration and research make this book a must-have for many classrooms.
Send an email if you have questions!