Michigan ArcGIS Online U.S. School Competition 2017 Via Venessa A. Keesler, Ph.D., Deputy Superintendent Division of Educator, Student, and School Supports, MDE Overview The Michigan Department of Education (MDE) is pleased to announce the ArcGIS Online United States Competition 2017 in which students create and share maps about their home states. ArcGIS is a geographic … Continue reading Map Michigan Contest!
Via National Geographic Association "MapMaker Kits offer K-12 students the opportunity to work with key mapping concepts at a variety of scales and to see the world in new ways. Unique large-scale maps allow students to immerse themselves in the exploration of dynamic environmental and cultural aspects of the world. MapMaker Kit activities engage students … Continue reading Free Resource – NGA MapMaker Kits
Robert Marzano concluded that the PLC concept is one of the most powerful initiatives for school improvement he has seen in the last decade. The quality of the individual teacher remains paramount in student learning, and the PLC concept is our best strategy for creating the system that ensures more good teaching in more classrooms … Continue reading PLC Professional Learning
PASST Development Project Professional Learning This professional learning and assessment development opportunity is for K-2 teachers interested in learning about how to improve, streamline, and develop Social Studies assessment related processes and products. Emphasis will be placed on how assessments can be used to collect interdisciplinary student learning evidence. For detailed information which includes the link to … Continue reading K-2 Educators!