On Saturday, September 29,2012 the first of this year’s Earth2Class Workshops for Teachers will take place at the Lamont campus of Columbia University in Palisades, New York (about 11 mi north of the George Washington Bridge and 5 minutes south of the Tappan Zee Bridge.) The program will feature the “world premiere” of new learning activities created by Dr. Andrew Goodwillie and Steve Kluge that utilize GeoMapApp. For more information, go to:  http://www.earth2class.org/k12/w1_f2012/index.php.  (There may be some compatibility issues, so if you see a blank space on the screen, just scroll down.)

To register, please send an e-mail to michael@earth2class.org by Wednesday, September 26, 2012. There is a $15 fee, which includes refreshments and lunch. You will received a certificate of participation for 6 hours of professional development (9:30 – 3:30). The Lamont Shuttle is available for people coming from NYC, that will operate between the Lamont-Dougherty Earth Science Observatory and the GWB Bus Station.

Note Catholic elementary school teachers in the Diocese of Brooklyn:  This workshop has been pre-approved for workshop credit.  The hours accrued from attending this workshop may be used to apply for professional development credit.

E2C is one of the best ways to learn about cutting-edge research and curriculum applications, opportunities to expand your knowledge and skills, and network with colleagues.

  • For more information, contact Michael Passow at michael@earth2class.org