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Research-based Evidence for Teaching Map Skills in the Classroom

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Session Description:
While many skills have become obsolete in the digital age, developing map skills remains a valuable tool for building studentsí spatial reasoning skills and helping them make sense of the world around them. Join Michelle Dragalin for this time-saving, to the point session as she discusses seven pieces of research-based evidence that support teaching map skills in the classroom. You will also walk away with a variety of resources and activities that are adaptable for your studentsí individual needs.

Learning Objectives:
  • Explore research-based evidence that supports teaching map skills in the classroom.
  • Discover resources and activities for teaching map skills that are adaptable to your studentsí individual needs.

  • Assessment:
    Participants will join a collaborative backchannel chat and discuss strategies for teaching map skills to demonstrate their understanding of the session objectives and reflect on their learning.


    Status: Available On-Demand
    Subject: Cross-curricular
    Last aired on: Thursday, March 23, 2023 @ 4:00 PM EDT
    Duration: 30 minutes
    Credit Hours: 0.5
    Categories: Differentiation & Personalization, Learning Theories & Strategies
    Tags: geography, map skills, social studies

    Reviews (7)

    Very good information about how learning map skills relates not only to geography, but other subjects as well!
    Good information!
    Basic Member
    Interesting and one thing to remember, anytime we can get students to think about data, it is worth it. We as teachers, are helping them to develop and train their brains.
    Full Member
    the webinar was interesting.
    Basic Member
    Great information!!
    Full Member
    Great info!
    Full Member
    Great Webinar
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