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Moving coursework online?

Are you in need of some help? Please join the Power of Data Team during our open office hours. We will be here to answer your questions and provide some suggestions and resources. The meetings will be recorded and posted on www.pod-stem.org. Feel free to submit questions anytime to podstemnau@gmail.com

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March 2020: Resources to take your classes online

  • Are you wondering how you are going to reach your students virtually?
  • Do you need to add to your virtual materials bag of tricks?
  • Do you need a new geospatial resource for your classroom? 

1. NASA GIS/Remote Sensing Subject Matter Expert Webinar for Higher Education (3/23/2020 1:00 EST)

https://txstate.zoom.us/j/314814941

2. Getting started with GIS

3. Education Companies offering free subscriptions to online content

http://www.amazingeducationalresources.com/

4. Mystery Science K-5

https://mysteryscience.com/school-closure-planning

5. Directions Mag Webinar Teaching with GIS

https://www.directionsmag.com/webinar/9551

6. Esri GeoInquiries

https://www.esri.com/en-us/industries/education/schools/geoinquiries-collections

7. GISetc Free resources

8. Open Sci Ed – some online simulations

9. AZ Geographic Alliance lesson plans

https://geoalliance.asu.edu/

10. AZ Geographic Alliance more online resources

https://www.asu.edu/courses/gcu600/GCU113/GeographyCoreLectures/

11. AZ Geographic Alliance world regions (some do require Flash)

https://www.asu.edu/courses/gcu600/GCU114/WorldGeography/

12. Infiniscope online resources

https://infiniscope.org/

13. Nasa eClips 

https://nasaeclips.arc.nasa.gov/

14. STEM Activity clearinghouse

http://clearinghouse.starnetlibraries.org/

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February 2020: 3 Surefire Resources to Jumpstart Your Geospatial Classroom

  • Are you wondering how to leverage what you learned so far with your POD workshops?
  • Do you need to brush up on your GIS skills?
  • Do you need a new geospatial resource for your classroom? 

1.          High-impact GIS projects in 45 seconds or less (Free)

2.          Having trouble finding Analysis tools in ArcGIS Online?  (Free)

  • User must be logged into an Organization account (Free to schools)
  • User must have the Role of Publisher
  • Additional instructions in Facilitator/User Guides Sec. 5 Pg. 11
  • http://esriurl.com/agoorgsforschools

3.          Esri State ArcGIS Online Story Map Competition for Students (Prizes for students)

News Blast: Stay tuned for the new POD-STEM website – It’s close! Contact podstemnau@gmail.com if you need any documents before the new release

Article – Scaling Professional Development: Preparing professional development providers to lead Power of Data Teacher Workshops Whitworth, B. A., Rubino-Hare, L., Bloom, N. E., Walker, M. C., & Arendt, K. (2019)

https://doi.org/10.1080/09500693.2019.1699975
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October 2019: 3 Surefire Resources to Jumpstart Your Geospatial Classroom

  • Are you wondering how to leverage what you learned so far with your POD workshops?
  • Do you need to brush up on your GIS skills?
  • Do you need a new geospatial resource for your classroom?
  1. A new (Free) web course is now available
    • GIS Basics – ArcGIS Pro 2.4 (Basic) ad ArcGIS Online
    • Understand fundamental components and capabilities of GIS
    • 2 Hours, 35 Minutes P.ctx.ly/r/9m20
  2. Esri GIS Education webinar series for classrooms (Free)
    • Session 1 – Introduction to the World GeoInquiries – October 23, 2019
    • Session 2 – Exploring Research Surveys to Story Maps – November 6, 2019 P.ctx.ly/r/9lq7
  3. Undercover Mapper (Free)
    • Two pages of activities that give your students a fun tour of ArcGIS Online tools
    • Use with Esri GeoInquiries or just start mapping! gisetc.com/undercovermapper
  4. News Blast: POD Article accepted by Science Teachers Magazine