PETE & C 2009 Session Number: KL17

Where's Waldo? GeoTag! You're It.

Wednesday, February 11th 11:00 am - 12:00 pm

Program Description: Like playing hide and seek? What if you could teach your core content at the same time? Learn how to use geotagging with Google Maps and Geocaching using GPS units to transform your classroom into an empowering, exploratory environment and get your kids moving around and having fun.
Affiliated Organization: PAECT
Session Location: Hershey Lodge
Room: Cocoa Suite 2
Presenter: Kristin Hokanson kristin.hokanson(at) gmail.com
Co-Presenter(s): Chris Champion chris (at) cchampion.net
Strand(s): Emerging Technologies/Trends, Instructional Strategies/Successful Practices
Audience(s): K-8, 9-12
Level: Introductory



SESSION LINKS
http://keystones.wikispaces.com/geocaching check here for info about the grant opportunities & other resources
http://www.batchgeocode.com/lookup/ to search by coordinates
http://www.geocaching.com create your account to find, log, or hide caches
Resources Already Out There:
Dr. Alice Christie's GPS and Geocaching Guide for Educators (http://www.alicechristie.org )
EduCaching: A GPS-based Curriculum for Teachers (http://www.educaching.org )
Londonderry School, Harrisburg (http://www.thelondonderryschool.org )
GroundSpeak Forums - GPS in Education
http://belardi.wikispaces.com/Geocaching

Theme Caches
Geometry
Degree of Confluence Project
Evil Green Menace
Heart to Heart
OTHER DOCUMENTS
Including Groundspeak documents & a PDF and Keynote version of our presentation