GIS, Community Action, and Drone Flying!

This summer, Tim Hawthorne was proud to teach the next generation of GISers at the Urban Atlanta Geospatial STEM Academy—work that earned space as a finalist for the Fourth Annual STEM Education Awards. He has 10 years of teaching experience and is the former coordinator of the Georgia Geographic Alliance. He recently relocated and is now part of the faculty at the University of Central Florida.  Topics: GIS, Student-Driven Projects, Community Action, and Drone … Continue reading GIS, Community Action, and Drone Flying!

Outkast in Atlanta

ARTS Outkast represents Atlanta. 20 years ago, the duo made a conscious decision to, as Andre 3000 says, put the city on their backs: “The best way to represent the places where you from is be yourself, completely. And just say, ‘I’m from this place.’” (NPR) Use this “Picture of Practice” video to see how one teacher uses media to generate discussion and self-awareness about cultural … Continue reading Outkast in Atlanta