Saint Christopher School
and the GIS2G
PS Team presents a
Have GPS Will Travel Class

Experience the ultimate introductory level GPS hands-on workshop for educators. This class is for all 3rd - 16th grade educators who wish to learn what GPS is and how to use it as a tool with their students in the classroom. Teachers will learn what GPS is, how to work with a GPS unit, initialize it, program it, collect data, enter data, clear data and how it is used in the real world and why it is important in education. Topics include Geocaching, Ecocaches, Travel Bugs, Confluence and Scavenger Hunts will be covered and experienced in the class. Also what is possible with GPS data will be explored and demonstrated in terms of mapping.

Teachers will also have the chance to try out different types of GPS units. No prior GPS or computer experience is necessary. GPS units will be provided for use. We use Garmin GPS 60 units in all our classes!

Event Dates: June 16 - 18, 2008
Early Arrival: 8:30 am – coffee & rolls
Start Time: 9:00 am
Conclusion Time: 3:00 pm
Saint Christopher School
14611 S. Keeler Ave.
Midlothian, IL
Instructors: Edward Gorny, Nancy Gorny & Denis Kazelas

Saint Christopher School - Mike McGowan

Cost: $195.00 – includes all materials and use of equipment
No payment due until June 10, 2008
CPDU's 15 in all
College Credit:
$80.00 - for one hour of graduate workshop credit through Quincy University - forms will be available the first day of class.
Registration Limit: 30 max
Register by: Registrations forms ASAP to reserve a place
registration will be first come first served
Payments are due by Tuesday, June 10, 2008
Target Audience:
All 3 - 16 educators and school technology coordinators, who want to support students by exploring the world with cutting edge technology.
Questions? Contact: Edward Gorny,
On Line Registration - Reserve Your Place!
Registration & Description - PDF
Registration & Description - Word
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Poster - Color Flyer

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