Thursday, December 07, 2006

VSR06: A Bird's Eye View

Luc Zwartjes is a geography teacher from Belgium with a deep interest in the use of GIS/GPS. His work is a great example of a passionate teacher working with students on real-world problems using sophisticated technology to create engaging tasks.



As well as an excellent overview of the potential of GIS in the classroom, Luc offers some subtle yet profound insights into the role of technology, the teacher, and the student in a 21st century classroom… providing a bird’s eye view of both education and the planet.

Links relevant to this episiode...
Some useful books for learning more about GIS
As always, comments are welcome. Please pass this podcast on to any geography teachers you might know. If they won’t listen to a podcast, burn them a CD… but they ought to hear this episode!