Looking Towards The Future

Workshops for 2018 Next summer the AGA is planning to host it’s 3rd Annual three-day teacher workshop at UCA. The focus of the workshop will be National Geographic’s National Initiative-teaching with the Geo-Inquiry Process. Similar in format to the past two summers, it will run Tuesday through Thursday, probably in mid-July, and other than a […]

National Geographic’s Geo Bee

National Geographic runs a “Geo Bee” every spring, this competition – which is a geographical knowledge quiz bowl – is open to students who have not turned 15 on or before September 1st, 2015. However, instead of butchering an explanation here, follow the link below to the Nat Geo’s faq about this event and find […]

Geospatial Resources

Many teachers are using GIS or GPS technologies in their classrooms with great success. Rather than try to recreate activities or data layers that have already been created, instructors should find available resources and adapt these as needed. To help our teachers with this task, a new page has been added to the AGA website: […]

Geospatial Technology PD Opportunities

A series of GIS for Education workshops will be held across Arkansas in May and June 2015 as part of a grant from leading GIS software developer, Esri. These workshops will focus on developing fundamental skills in a web-based GIS platform and translating learned skills into structured activities aligned with new content standards for Geography at […]

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