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Professional Learning Day

A beginner’s guide to harnessing the latest digital technologies which will create innovative and challenging classroom learning – while also equipping your students for exciting careers in the geospatial industry!

This workshop will introduce you to a range of free geo technologies – including how to:

  • easily integrate GIS into your classroom
  • use location analytics to make web apps
  • collect meaningful data in the field using your mobile phone!  

International Guest Speaker

Dr. Joseph Kerski Ph.D GISP is the Education Manager for Esri – the world’s leading GIS technology provider!.

He is a proud geographer, with a passion for creating engaging enquiry-driven learning activities using digital mapping technology – whether in the classroom, as a GIS Instructor at a range of universities across the United States or as an author and researcher.

Joseph is in Australia to support the launch of Esri Australia’s
GIS for Schools program, making industry-leading GIS technology freely available to teachers and students!

Details

Date:           Tuesday 22nd August, 2017
Time:           8:30am-3:00pm

Location:   Canterbury College  
                     Old Logan Village Road
                     Waterford, Queensland 4133

Cost:           $100 GTAQ member
                     $120 non-member

Details:       Please bring your own device 

More information: The Digital Future of Geography!

To register: Click here!


Study Geography Pamphlet

This four page resource details:

  • Why study Geography?
  • The essential skills of Geographers
  • Careers in Geography
  • The employability of Geographers
Perfect for assisting students in their course and career choices, parent information sessions and Geography Week.

Cost: $15 for a set of 50 plus delivery fees or
pick up from the GTAQ office (free).

Contact: gtaqinfo@gmail.com for more information
and ordering.









Geography Skills

 Unlocked

Geography Skills Unlocked is an exciting new skills book for Australian secondary schools.

Key features:

  • Contents aligned to the inquiry and skills-based requirements of Australian Curriculum: Geography
  • An engaging, easy to navigate design
  • A student friendly approach with step-by-step explanations, descriptions and worked examples
  • A focus on emerging technologies used to gather, analyse and present geographical data
  • GeoSkills and GeoInquiry activities that scaffold student learning
  • A wealth of stimulus material including a diverse range of maps, graphs, aerial photographs, satellite images, diagrams and photographs
  • Examples drawn from each Australian state and territory with additional international material
  • Key terms explained in embedded glossary boxes

Geography Skills Unlocked is published by the Australian Geography Teachers Association and written by a team of experienced Geography teachers.

To view the flyer:

GSU.pdf

To Order:

GSU - Order Form.pdf

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