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MaKinster, James

Teaching Science and Investigating Environmental Issues with Geospatial Technology

MaKinster, James - Teaching Science and Investigating Environmental Issues with Geospatial Technology, ebook

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Table of contents

1. Introduction
James MaKinster, Nancy Trautmann, Michael Barnett

Part I. Designing Effective Professional Development Projects

2. Participatory Professional Development: Geospatially Enhanced Urban Ecological Field Studies
Michael Barnett, Meredith Houle, Sheron L. Mark, Daphne Minner, Linda Hirsch, Eric Strauss, Eric Strauss, Lindsey Cotter-Hayes, Beth Hufnagel

3. Field-Based Research Partnerships: Teachers, Students, and Scientists Investigate the Geologic History of Eastern Montana Using Geospatial Technologies
Heather Almquist, Lisa Blank, Jeffrey W. Crews, George Stanley, Marc Hendrix

4. Meeting Teachers Where They Are and Helping Them Achieve Their Geospatial Goals
Nancy Trautmann, James MaKinster

5. Spatial Sci: Forwarding Geospatial Technology Innovations in the Classroom
Lisa M. Blank, Jeffrey W. Crews, Randy Knuth

6. Eyes in the Sky: Facilitating Classroom Research Using Geospatial Technology
Carla McAuliffe, Jeff Lockwood

7. CoastLines: Commitment, Comfort, Competence, Empowerment, and Relevance in Professional Development
Steven D. Moore, Don Haviland, Allison Whitmer, Jenny Brady

8. The Inquiring with GIS (iGIS) Project: Helping Teachers Create and Lead Local GIS-Based Investigations
Cathlyn D. Stylinski, Cassie Doty

9. Communities for Rural Education, Stewardship, and Technology (CREST): A Rural Model for Teacher Professional Development
Shey Conover, Ruth Kermish-Allen, Robert Snyder

10. Curriculum-Aligned Professional Development for Geospatial Education
Beth Kubitskey, Barry Fishman, Heather Johnson, Kirsten Mawyer, Daniel Edelson

11. Impact of Science Teacher Professional Development Through Geospatial Technologies: A 5-Step Program of Support
Rita A. Hagevik, Harriett S. Stubbs Emeritus, Christiane Gioppo, Diane C. Whitaker

Part II. Designing and Implementing Innovative and Effective Curricular Materials

12. The Data Sets and Inquiry in Geoscience Education Project: Model Curricula for Teacher Capacity Building in Scientific Inquiry Tasks with Geospatial Data
Daniel R. Zalles, Amy Pallant

13. Designing Google Earth Activities for Learning Earth and Environmental Science
Alec M. Bodzin, David Anastasio, Violet Kulo

14. Designing Geospatial Exploration Activities to Build Hydrology Understanding in Middle School Students
Louise Yarnall, Philip Vahey, Karen Swan

15. Lonely Trailblazers: Examining the Early Implementation of Geospatial Technologies in Science Classrooms
Thomas R. Baker, Joseph J. Kerski

16. Understanding the Use of Geospatial Technologies to Teach Science: TPACK as a Lens for Effective Teaching
James MaKinster, Nancy Trautmann

17. Moving Out of Flatland: Toward Effective Practice in Geospatial Inquiry
Bob Coulter

18. What Happens After the Professional Development: Case Studies on Implementing GIS in the Classroom
Robert Kolvoord, Michael Charles, Steve Purcell

Part III. Final Chapters

19. The Nature and Design of Professional Development for Using Geospatial Technologies to Teach Science
James MaKinster, Nancy Trautmann

20. The Nature of Teacher Knowledge Necessary for the Effective Use of Geospatial Technologies to Teach Science
James MaKinster, Nancy Trautmann

Keywords: Education, Science Education, Educational Technology, Geographical Information Systems/Cartography, Teaching and Teacher Education

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Publisher
Springer
Publication year
2014
Language
en
Edition
2014
Category
Upbringing, Education
Format
Ebook
eISBN (PDF)
9789048139316

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