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Summer 2014 Workshops

--Best Practices for Teaching Geography in the Secondary Social Studies and Science Curriculum-- [On-line workshop]
1 credit hour
June 3, June 5, June 10, June 12 6:30PM-9:00PM
On-line
Grade Level: 7-12
Who should enroll: Grade 7-12 social science and science educators who wish to integrate best practices and focus on the topic of globalization and water resources. 
[Click here to enroll]

--Engaging Student in Writing in Grade 6-12 Social Studies--
2 credit hours [with optional 1 credit hour for follow-up in 2015]
June 10th-June 11th; June 16th-June 17th
Alleman, IA (North Polk School District)
Grade Level: 6-12
Who should enroll: Grade 6-12 educators who wish to integrate Geography and the Common Core English/Language Arts
*This workshop is only available to educators in MISIC member schools and requires pre-approval.  For more information please contact Alex.Oberle@uni.edu or Dave Christensen at dcmisic@gmail.com

--Teaching AP Human Geography--
1 credit hour
July 7th-8th
Cedar Falls, IA
Grade level: 7-12
Who should enroll?: Any 7-12 geography or social science educator who teaches APHG or wishes to develop APHG courses. 
* If you are a geography or social studies educator who is in a school where APHG is not a possibility, please contact Alex.Oberle@uni.edu as there will be a limited number of seats for non-APHG educators who are interested in the topic.

--Geography, Conflict, and Human Rights--
1 credit hour
July 10th-July 11th
Sioux City, IA [specific location TBA]
Grade level: 7-12
Who should enroll: Grade 7-12 educators who teach social studies (especially geography and history) or English/Language Arts
* This is a repeat offering of workshops that we offered in Cedar Falls and Eldridge so the workshop cannot be repeated for credit if you enrolled last year
^^Please note you may only enroll for one or the other, not both^^

--Geography, Technology, and the Iowa Core, Part II--
1 credit hour
July 14th-July 15th
Cedar Falls, IA
Grade level: K-12
Who should enroll?: Any K-12 educator with an interest in teaching geography and integrating technology-related 21st Century Skills.  This workshop is especially useful for those who teach any of the following: geography, history, and other social studies; STEM; TAG; Special Education (but all disciplines are welcome)
* This a Part II to the workshop that we have offered in various locations around the state over the past few years; you do NOT need to have completed the Part I to enroll in this new Part II
[Click here to enroll]

--Geography, Technology, and the Iowa Core, Part II--
1 credit hour
July 16th-17th
Muscatine, IA
Grade level: K-12
Who should enroll?: Any K-12 educator with an interest in teaching geography and integrating technology-related 21st Century Skills.  This workshop is especially useful for those who teach any of the following: geography, history, and other social studies; STEM; TAG; Special Education (but all disciplines are welcome)
* This a Part II to the workshop that we have offered in various locations around the state over the past few years; you do NOT need to have completed the Part I to enroll in this new Part II
[click here to enroll]

 

--Globalization for Secondary Educators-- [On-Line Workshop]
1 credit hour
June 30th-July 18th [specific on-line meeting on July 1, July 9, July 16 from 8AM to 10:30AM]
Location: on-line
Grade Level: 6-12
Who should enroll: Grade 6-12 educators who wish to teach about globalization.  The workshop is especially useful for those who teach any of the following: geography, history, and other social studies; STEM; TAG (but all disciplines are welcome)

[Click here to enroll]


--Globalization for Secondary Educators--
1 credit hour
June 26th-June 27th
Location: Cedar Falls, IA
Grade Level: 6-12
Who should enroll: Grade 6-12 educators who wish to teach about globalization.  The workshop is especially useful for those who teach any of the following: geography, history, and other social studies; STEM; TAG (but all disciplines are welcome)

[Click here to enroll]

--Globalization for Secondary Educators--
1 credit hour
July 17th-July 18th
Location: Burlington, IA
Grade Level: 6-12
Who should enroll: Grade 6-12 educators who wish to teach about globalization.  The workshop is especially useful for those who teach any of the following: geography, history, and other social studies; STEM; TAG (but all disciplines are welcome)

[Click here to enroll]

--Digital Earth: Integrating Mapping Technologies into Soc Sci and STEM--
1 credit hour
July 21st-July 22nd
Location: Oskaloosa, IA
Grade Level: 6-12
Who should enroll: Grade 6-12 educators who wish to incorporate mapping technologies.  The workshop is especially useful for those who teach any of the following: geography, STEM, history, other social studies or TAG

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