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MAGIRT Webinar: Maps for Kids: Online Resources for K-12 Geography Education

When: 
Tuesday, May 7, 2013
3:00 pm to 4:00 pm, US/Eastern

Presenter: Carol McAuliffe, Map Librarian, University of Florida
Free registration: (limit 100)
Register here: https://ala.adobeconnect.com/e7kzctvr9tb/event/registration.html

Description:
Geoliteracy is important for K-12 students to learn in today’s increasingly connected world.  There are many online tools that can help teach students geographic perspective and spatial reasoning. This webinar will look at some of the most useful sites for K-12 education focusing on geoliteracy skills, human-environment interactions, and other basic geographic principles.  The intended audience is educators of all types: teachers, school media specialists, and other geographic information librarians who are interested in collaborating with the K-12 educational community.  Sponsored by ALA MAGIRT - the Map and Geospatial Information Round Table.
                       
About the speaker:
Carol McAuliffe has been the Head of the Map & Imagery Library at the George A. Smathers' Libraries at the University of Florida for almost 7 years and specializes in geoliteracy, geography and GIS education, and the educational role of the geographic information librarian.

All MAGIRT webinars are recorded and made available through the MAGIRT Map & Geospatial Resources page.

Have an idea for a MAGIRT webinar?  Contact us!  magirtbd@ala.org