Colorado Geographic Alliance

Applying Geographic Thinking with Primary Sources

Special Topics Workshop Saturday, January 30, 2016: 8:30-4:00

Access and investigate multiple genres of primary sources to develop expertise in geographic thinking. Working with geographers from the Colorado Geographic Alliance (COGA), learn methods to incorporate alternate analyses of classroom materials. Practice schemes to promote critical thinking and hypothesis testing while examining items from the Library of Congress website. Learn from primary source-based activities aligned to standards, incorporating the millions of digitized primary sources available on the Library of Congress website, applicable to all grade levels and teaching disciplines. Pre-requisite: Essentials Exploration Workshop. Optional fee-based graduate credit available through UNC.   Click here to register.  

The Power of Data (POD) Project 

The POD Facilitation Academy will be held in Flagstaff, Arizona July 11-15, 2016

This project is currently recruiting 15 exceptional professional development coordinators, science/STEM curriculum coordinators, college faculty, and any individuals who support teachers on a regular basis to apply to attend our POD Facilitation Academy to learn to replicate POD Teacher Workshops across the nation. Applications are due March 4, 2016.  Facilitators will receive stipends for travel along with compensation for completion of the Facilitation Academy and other exepenses.  Click here to learn more.