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Middle School Geo-Inquiry Summer Institute
June 24-26, 2018
The PA Alliance for Geographic Education in conjunction with the National Geographic Education Foundation will be conducting a summer 2018 Geo-Inquiry Institute for middle school PA teachers. The institute will take place at a venue in western PA, where teachers will learn about getting students to explore their world with a geographic lens by asking questions, collecting data, visualizing solutions, creating answers and acting on their results. Teachers will receive free materials, hands-on training on how to incorporate ArcGIS Online in their current classroom instruction, and a $350 stipend. Requirements: Teams of 2 middle school teachers from the same school are eligible to apply. One of the teachers should teach social studies. Teachers must commit to attending a 3 day institute in western PA June 24-26, 2018; and complete pre/post institute requirements in order to implement a Geo-Inquiry in your classrooms in the 2018-2019 academic year. This institute is limited to 10 teams of two. Applications are due by March 16, 2018. Fill out the form below to be considered for this professional development opportunity.