2016 SEMAGNET

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Information about 2016 SEMAGNET

Published on March 11, 2016

Author: sethdixon

Source: slideshare.net

1. Engaging Students in Local & Global Issues: Looking at the World through a Geographic Lens

2. How do we combat boredom? IGNORANCE APATHY

3. How would the stereotypical, bored student complete this sentence?

4. SPAIN MOROCCO

5. If you are bored and cynical…

6. http://rigea.org/resources/geo-literacy/

7. http://rigea.org/resources/geo-literacy/

8. NH MA What’s the same? What’s different?

9. Washington DC (near Ford’s Theater)

10. Washington DC (near Ford’s Theater)

11. Kenosha, WI

12. Johnsonburg, PA

13. Both images from Cincinnati OH, 2015

14. OTR (Over-the-Rhine), Cincinnati, OH Sometimes we need more information to ask the right questions.

15. What geographic questions do you want to ask? Roger Williams Park, Providence RI, Dec. 2015

16. The Ohio River, CincinnatiPike River, Quebec, CA

17. The natural and human landscape provides countless clues to mysteries IF we are curious enough to ask. Vieux Montreal, QC

18. Caserne Central de Pompiers—Central Fire Station

19. Union Station, Washington, D.C. What is unique about this place? How is it similar to other places?

20. Worcester, MA Mexico City

21. Squam Lake, NH C. A. B. D. Which picture looks like the best vacation day for you?

22. PLACE: Location Site & Situation Site: San Francisco •1769 • In the Western Hemisphere • In the Midlatitudes • On the West Coast of North America • Mediterranean climate (but foggy!) • Peninsula and superb harbor •Today • In the Western Hemisphere • In the Midlatitudes • On the West Coast of North America • Mediterranean climate (foggy!) • Peninsula and superb harbor Situation: San Francisco •1769 • Outpost of Spain; in New Spain/Mexico; in Alta California • Primary political relationships: Monterey; Mexico City; Madrid • Primary trading relationships: New Spain, Philippines •Today • In California, USA • Primary political relationships: Sacramento; Washington DC • Primary trading relationships: Pacific Rim, Global

23. Site Situation

24. Resource Recovery Industrial Park, RI Where would you put a dump in SE Massachusetts? Site? Situation?

25. Intake Service Center, RI How should space be arranged in a prison? School?

26. Beavertail State Park, RI What geographic questions do you want to ask?

27. How can we help children be curious about the surroundings?

28. http://www.pbs.org/food/how-does-it-grow/cranberries/ Start with their backyard

29. Spatial Thinking and Reasoning

30. Jeremy Anderson

31. Railway Line

32. Road

33. Road

34. --if unique & therefore not repeated, then road continues in straight line Kink in the Road

35. --if unique & therefore not repeated, then road continues in straight line --if recurring & therefore repeated property of space, then road will not continue in straight line Kink in the Road

36. River

37. Villages

38. Villages

39. Town

40. Types of Inferences & Levels of Expertise 1. rail line: relatively simple 2. kink in road: more challenging because multiple possibilities 3.stream system: stream order & topography; knowledge of theory of fluvial processes 4. villages: lattices; knowledge of central place theory

41. Engaging Students in Local & Global Issues: Looking at the World through a Geographic Lens

42. The truth…if you always lived in San Diego

43. What is this item called?

44. Truths can be spatially contingent • How far from the here do you live? • What time is it?

45. Truths can be scale-dependent • Where are you from? • Is overpopulation a problem in North America?

46. GEOGRAPHICAL CLASSIFICATION World Realms Regions Neighborhoods

47. Place still matters Distance and Time

48. How can competent teachers help students understand a complex interconnected world? Provide geographic information Teach geographic concepts Use data, maps, and geospatial technology Ask questions which encourage spatial thinking. Geographic Literacy

49. Perspective

50. 4. Ask questions which encourage spatial thinking.

51. How is this a “human” landscape?

52. ee Boeing 787 assembly plant in Everett, Washington How is this representative of globalization?

53. Messages of cultural landscapes?

54. Cultural Landscape Meanings http://www.scoop.it/t/geography-education/?tag=landscape

55. Cultural Landscapes

56. A spatial perspective is not just for geographers spatial mapping map projections

57. The Global becomes Local

58. How can competent teachers help students understand a complex interconnected world? Provide geographic information Teach geographic concepts Use data, maps, and geospatial technology Ask questions which encourage spatial thinking. Geographic Literacy

59. OTR, Cincinnati

60. Pawtuxet Village, RI, July 4th

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