K-12 GIS Education

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Presented by Erika Klose at 2012 November membership meeting

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  • Introduction: Statewide K12 license, managed through WVDE, I manage license, training.
  • K-12 GIS Education

    1. 1. ArcGIS StatewideK12 License Update
    2. 2. Erika KloseWVDE and Winfield Middle SchoolUSGS Geologist / GIS user turned teacherManage WV K12 statewide license and train WV teachers
    3. 3. NGSS Standards ConnectionsScience and Engineering Practices 1. Asking Questions and Defining Problems 2. Developing and Using Models 3. Planning and Carrying Out Investigations 4. Analyzing and Interpreting Data 5. Using Mathematics and Computational Thinking 6. Constructing Explanations and Designing Solutions 7. Engaging in Argument from Evidence 8. Obtaining, Evaluating, and Communicating Information
    4. 4. K12 Statewide License Status• Current license: – Just renewed through 2017 – Covers both academic and administrative use• Current teachers trained: – 257 teachers trained and receiving regular updates – Current focus is ArcGIS.com – First level trainings solely ArcGIS.com• Scheduling Spring trainings now• Career and tech update
    5. 5. Encouraging the use of ArcGIS as a “comprehensive” teaching tool
    6. 6. Encouraging the use of ArcGIS as a “comprehensive” teaching tool
    7. 7. Encouraging the use of ArcGIS as a “comprehensive” teaching tool
    8. 8. Make it spatial if it’s not!
    9. 9. Make it spatial if it’s not!
    10. 10. Use all the capabilities!
    11. 11. Use all the capabilities!
    12. 12. Bringing varied content to teachers would be impossible without our GIS Partners!
    13. 13. Bringing varied content to teachers would be impossible without our GIS Partners! Ongoing GLOBE training (GPS, GIS, and data collection) which incorporates ArcGIS products.
    14. 14. Bringing varied content to teachers would be impossible without our GIS Partners!GIS Technical Center appliedfor broadband grant ; working to create specific data services for educational needs. GISTC also creating a 1-day course in ArcGIS.com and adapting to K12 teachers and administrators.
    15. 15. Bringing varied content to teachers would be impossible without our GIS Partners! TMI received a grant award from NOAA/NGS – will provide teacher training in data collection using ArcGIS (Online and Desktop).
    16. 16. Bringing varied content to teachers would be impossible without our GIS Partners!
    17. 17. How can you help?• http://wvde.maps.arcgis.com/home/• Connect with one of our partners –• Share expertise and data• Make a map! – Send it along to me!• Share data, news, etc.• Thanks!• eklose@acces.k12.wv.us

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