Network of Alliances for Geographic Education
National Geographic Geo-Inquiry

Date Posted: 6/22/18

Tempe, Colorado


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Event Dates:
June 22, 2018 - June 23, 2018

National Geographic Geo-Inquiry for full information on the AzGA website.


What to expect:

Ten teams of 2 teachers from one Middle School (grades 6-8) site will participate in learning the Geo-Inquiry Process (preference shown to Social Studies or Science Educators partnered with a Media or Technology Specialist).  These educators will learn how to foster their students to:  Ask geographic questions, Collect data, Visualize the information, Create a message, and Act upon their learning.  This inquiry-based or problem-based learning will be the basis for a classroom project.

Conducted by National Geographic trained instructors, this workshop will give each teacher:

Opportunity to become National Geographic Certified Educator
$200 for each teacher completing workshop requirements
Lodging for out of town participants (please indicate on your application that you need lodging)
Lunch and snacks provided each day
Travel stipend ($25)
Professional Development (recertification) hours
Free resources
Participants must register in pairs - either a science or social studies teacher MUST register with a media specialist or technology educator. Teachers do not need to be from the same grade level.


Where:  Rhodes Junior High School, 1860 S Longmore, Mesa, AZ 85202

When:   June 22-23, 2018 (Friday & Saturday - 2 days, 1 night)

                 9:00 AM - 4:oo PM each day

Deadline for applications: Tuesday, May 1, 2018

Cost:     Free but you must place a $50 deposit to assure your attendance at the event.

Download Application from this link (cut & paste):

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Arizona Geographic Alliance

Arizona State University

976 S. Forest Mall, Coor Building

Tempe, Colorado 85281


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