Geo Affordances Visualization Spatial reasoning Linking physical world with cyberspace Concretizing
Designs for Teaching with Geotools Factual: – Where’s Waldo, California? Inquiry: – Where do cities happen? Why? – Where do they build restaurants? Why? – Where do earthquakes happen? Why? – Which way will the whale move? Why?
Designs for Teaching with Geotools Concretizing / Visualizing – Take a novel and map the path of the protagonist – Design a tour and write a chronicle
Blogs vs Wikis Usually single author Reverse chronological structure Usually personal External links Browser-based input Usually many authors Structure determined by the content Usually objective Internal & external links Brower-based input Usually many authors Structure determined by the content Usually objective Internal & external links Brower-based input
EdGames Micropedia WebQuest Micropedia: a tightly focused reference work Applicable from elementary to grad school Assignment: ten entries, spread out among several categories