Professional Development : Teachers Use of GIS to Enhance Student Learning

  title={Professional Development : Teachers Use of GIS to Enhance Student Learning},
  author={Patricia A. McClurg and Alan Buss},
This article explains a professional development experience of fifth to twelfth grade teachers in using geographic information systems (GIS) and global positioning systems (GPS) technologies to enhance classroom teaching and learning environments. A key challenge faced by the developers was whether teachers would value the technology tools enough to warrant the time necessary to develop the skills for productive use of the technology. Based on five years’ experience, researchers identified… CONTINUE READING


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