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Summer GIS Workshop for Educators – Teaching with Spatial Technology (TwiST) 6/28-6/30

Want to engage your students in activities that will have them asking questions and thinking critically about content you cover in your educational environment? At the Teaching with Spatial Technology Workshop (TwiST), K-12 and college educators will learn how to teach with ArcGIS, GPS and other geospatial technologies in their educational environments. Participants will collect and gather data for a community mapping project while learning how to connect to state standards.

Celebrating its 10th year, TwiST will be held June 28-30, 2011 at Cayuga Community College in Auburn, NY. Registration is $250 before May 3 ($275 after May 3). The fee includes: 3-days of training, lunch, a notebook of materials, data, the opportunity to obtain an discounted geospatial software and tools, and approximately $1,000 worth of additional GIS learning resources. Both Graduate and Undergraduate credit is available for an additional fee.

The registration deadline for TwiST is May 3 for the discounted rate. Visit www.iagt.org/twist for registration and additional information.

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