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					Thad Conwell
Willamette University MAT
OTEN Conference
21 APRIL 07
Mini-Grant Handout


   •   Awarded 6 Garmin E-Trex Hand-Held GPS Receivers through an
       Oregon Technology in Education Network Grant.
   •   Taught a 10 Lesson Literacy Unit on Navigation which investigated a
       variety of navigational techniques and concepts which included
       compasses, GPS receivers, satellites, satellite photos, lines of
       latitude, lines of longitude and maps to a classroom of 29 second
       through fifth graders.
   •   Incorporated literacy on a daily basis into all lessons throughout the
       unit.
   •   Created a Global Positioning System treasure hunt (or Geocache) on
       the school’s property in which the students searched for a hidden
       treasure.

				
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