Geospatial Technology Labs
The Power of Data (POD) Project has been recognized by Change the Equation as an Accomplished STEMworks Program that makes a real impact on students. Our professional learning programs enable secondary teachers to utilize geospatial technologies (GST) within authentic STEM projects to increase 6-12 grade students’ 21st century skills, GST and STEM career awareness.
Stay tuned for more information about POD Teacher Workshops in your area.
Check out the article written by Megan Walker and Lori Rubino-Hare at http://www.directionsmag.com/entry/pod-program-fuels-student-enthusiasm-for-stem-and-gis/486789...read more
We are excited to announce we are accepting applications for 2017 POD Facilitation Academy which will occur June 19-23, 2017 in Flagstaff. Applications and recommendation forms are due February 15, 2017. Teams of facilitators are especially encouraged to apply. Find...read more
In conjunction with the GEOCACHE project We're planning the first ever Arizona GIS in Education User Conference in Flagstaff, Arizona May 5-6, 2017. We hope to celebrate success and identify challenges and problems of practice so we can move forward with getting GIS...read more
In July of 2016, we held our first POD Facilitation Academy in Flagstaff, Arizona. We are pleased to report that this outstanding group of Facilitators helped make the Academy a great success. Their combined experience teaching, leading professional development and...read more
We're excited about our contribution to the special Geospatial Technologies in Teacher Education issue of the Contemporary Issues in Technology and Teacher Education (CITE) Journal. We followed teachers one to two years beyond POD Teacher workshops to see what...read more
On May 5, key advisers to the POD project convened in Flagstaff and virtually to review the POD Facilitation Academy and POD Teacher Workshop materials and research instruments. Christine Cunningham, Vice President of Museum of Science, Boston and Founder and Director...read more
We are excited to announce the teacher educators invited to join us for the first POD Facilitation Academy at the state-of-the-art NAU Cline Library Learning Studio July 11-15, 2016. We look forward to learning as much from the Teacher Educators as we hope they will...read more
We are excited to announce we have invited 15 Teacher Educators to join us for the first POD Facilitation Academy in Flagstaff, AZ. An outstanding pool of candidates applied for the available positions. This did not make our decision easy! We look forward to learning...read more
The POD Facilitation Academy will be held in Flagstaff, Arizona, June 19-23, 2017. We are currently recruiting 15 exceptional professional development coordinators, science/STEM curriculum coordinators, college faculty, and any individuals who support teachers on a...read more