Willamette University MAT
21 APRIL 07
• 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
• Created a Global Positioning System treasure hunt (or Geocache) on
the school’s property in which the students searched for a hidden