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SA Life - Geocaching - a modern day treasure hunt! Right this moment, all over the world, in parks, suburban streets and even lonely corners of the wild, there are literally millions of treasures awaiting discovery.

SA Life - Geocaching - a modern day treasure hunt!

Geocaching - the tech-age love-child of orienteering and scavenger hunting – has taken a global hold, and it’s already in a location near you. Darren and his clan are addicted to the challenge. Darren: It’s a really good family activity. My eldest she loves the hikes, so rather than drive to a car park jump out and find the cache, she likes the ones where you have to walk for 10 minutes, up a hill. Rex_SAstrategies.pdf. Role_of_Assessment. Autism Internet Modules. RAFT_Jigsaw%20centers_K12_97.pdf. Daretodifferentiate - R.A.F.T. Assignments. 2.1.1.3_1_chart.pdf. Sequential development of understanding maps.

Introduction A set of guidelines about children's ability to interpret maps is provided in this illustration.

Sequential development of understanding maps

It also contains information showing the different elements of the understanding of maps, and the sequence of stages through which students' progress. Learning goals This illustration of practice is designed to help teachers improve their students' understanding of maps. The important pieces of information are presented in a list providing an overview of the sequential development of understandings by children as they progress in age and experience. Geographical understanding and context. Tomlinson_QualityDI. ICT For Educators: How to use Geocaching in Education. Sorry for the lack of posts over the past few weeks.

ICT For Educators: How to use Geocaching in Education

I have been traveling in Canada and decided to take a break from my blog for a while. While on vacation in Canada, I spent several days with a friend's family traveling around Nova Scotia. His mom is very much into geocaching which involves using GPS devices to find hidden treasures. After giving it a try, I decided to create an account at Geocaching.com and download their app ($9.99) onto my iPad. My friend and I then embarked on (sometimes frustrating) adventures to find hidden caches in the area. Shared_EDUC4720_2015_NS1. World map For Kids, royalty free images. Relentlessly Fun, Deceptively Educational: Finding Friends on the Map [Cardinal Directions] When we’re in the car, my son thinks going straight means we’re going north.

Relentlessly Fun, Deceptively Educational: Finding Friends on the Map [Cardinal Directions]

Um … not quite. To help him understand cardinal directions, I decided he should use a compass and practice locating things on a map. We don’t have a compass, so he made one! We followed the same directions that are posted here. All you need is a cork, shallow dish/bowl, needle, water, and a magnet. My son kept moving the cork to watch the needle spin right back and point north again.

He thought that it would point in whatever direction you were heading. After our compass was made, I gave him a little activity I’d worked up to practice directions. Next, he read directions and followed them to find friends on the map (an example is below), either beginning at the start or using the clue in the first direction to determine the starting point. After all eight friends were located, he picked the place he’d want to go and wrote the directions to it. Of course, my son picked the ice cream shop (like father, like son)! Explore Cardinal Directions - National Geographic Education. Cardinal Directions and Maps - National Geographic Education. 1.

Cardinal Directions and Maps - National Geographic Education

Read aloud a poem about cardinal directions. Engage students by reading aloud the poem “Geese on the Go” on the handout. Beforehand, ask students to listen for directional words. Ask them to raise their hands when they hear one. Map Skills for Elementary Students - National Geographic Education. This website would like to remind you: Your browser (Firefox 17) is out of date.

Map Skills for Elementary Students - National Geographic Education

Update your browser for more security, comfort and the best experience on this site. Something New: Explore our Interactive Globe and let us know what you think! Xpeditions is now archived in National Geographic Education's new website—natgeoed.org. Adventure Island - National Geographic Education. LLIS-03_Autism-Strategies.pdf. Direction (NSEW) LLIS-03_Autism-Strategies.pdf. Home. Measures, Shape & Space: Position & Direction. Dyslexia Handbook Teacher Strategies. Grid References and Compass Points: Level 5. Indicator of progress Success depends on students understanding that a grid reference identifies a region on a map, requiring an ability to locate regions on a grid.

Grid References and Compass Points: Level 5

They can use a compass to identify N, S, E, W and they can describe the location of one object in reference to another with compass points (e.g. the post office is north of the swimming pool). Pictureembed. Amazon. Geocaching > Geocaching Maps. Search for Geocaches Filter Caches Filterable Cache Types * * Includes Premium Member Caches: 500 m 2000 ft About our maps.

Geocaching > Geocaching Maps

Headstrong Nation: Inside the Hidden World of Dyslexia & ADHD. Homepage - Differentiation Central. How the Strategic Teacher Plans for Concept Attainment - ASCD Express 4.20. Concept Attainment - Communication Skills Training from MindTools.com. Reaching a Shared Understanding Everyone needs to have a clear picture of the situation. © iStockphoto/ozgurdonmaz "Concept Attainment" is a simple group learning technique that helps you achieve a consistent understanding of important concepts and ideas.

Concept Attainment - Communication Skills Training from MindTools.com

It is particularly powerful where team members' judgment plays a large role in how they respond or make decisions and where consistency is important across your teams. By discussing examples and individual attributes of the issue being discussed, you can help your team gain a deeper and unified understanding of the issues they face, so that they solve problems in a similar, effective way.