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Thinking Spatially about Learning: ISTE 2010 Conference, Denver, June 29.

June 28th, 2010 1 comment

This post contains links and information relating to my session at the ISTE 2010 Conference in Denver, looking in to the idea of spatial learning and how students can use digital tools to apply spatial learning in their studies.

Session Description

Tools used in the session:
Google Earth
ArcExplorer Online

Useful links, interesting spatial resources:
Google Earth Community

ESRI GIS Education Community

Google LatLong Blog

Google Earth Blog

Google Earth Lessons

GIS Lounge

Making Maps: DIY Cartography

Digital Geography


Readings on Spatial Thinking and Learning:

Learning to Think Spatially: GIS as a Support System in the K-12 Curriculum,
published by the National Research Council (2006)

ESRI GIS Education Community Blog – Spatial Thinking explored and encapsulated.

Spatial Thinking in the Geosciences, Carleton College

Center for Spatial Studies, UCSB

‘Thinking Spatially’, Reginald Golledge, UCSB

Other useful links and works referenced in session:

Brain Rules – Dr. John Medina

Simon Armitage – Poet

My Delicious page Geography Tag Bundle

Questions or comments? Please leave them below, or contact me directly: jwells@mlti.org