Education/Telecon 2017-10-11

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Agenda: 1) Update on survey of education resources available from the ESIP membership 2) Update on Budget: 3) Recruitment of an ESIP ED vice chair for 2018 who would be willing to serve as Chair in 2019 4) Discussion session proposal for the ESIP winter meeting. (Theme: Coding in the Classroom) (Due when?)

Agenda Details 1) Update on survey of education resources available from the ESIP membership

ESIP is doing a different one, but doesn’t focus on the questions we need ESIP staff/fellow will collect results and then get it online. Not on the Committee’s shoulder to get it all done.

Survey Questions: Link to survey will be sent to: ESIP Edu list, Slack, ESIP-all, Monday update (preview link: https://docs.google.com/forms/d/e/1FAIpQLSeFtJiVgKK3QwWE_TzssKnPUcRLUTQ3N2pbcpYM5BiuAFzGsg/viewform)

2) Update on Budget - all asked for was received Projects and plans for FY 2018: Out to Lunch Webinar Series: Out 2 Lunch Webinar Series CODING! Coding in the classroom initiative Educator workshop @ ESIP Summer Meeting, July 2018 - theme Coding in the Classroom Educator Workshop - proposed for 2018 Earth Educator's Rendezvous -both EER and ESIP happening the same week Educator Workshop session: Got a Drone? Try This! @ NSTA 2017 Milwaukee Area Conference Attend and input at ESRI Imagery Education Community and Summit -Becky Reid will be working on this

3) Recruitment of an ESIP ED vice chair for 2018 who would be willing to serve as Chair in 2019 Vice chair - go to the telecons and step up in the event that the Chair is not available Margaret - proposes Becky Reid There is funding for the Winter Meeting (January 9-11th, 2018) for Vice Chair LuAnn - on the fence about the coding because it may be a little outside the wheelhouse

4) Discussion session proposal for the ESIP winter meeting. (Theme: Coding in the Classroom) (Due 10/30?) https://docs.google.com/document/d/1uv7_SUS7AKToFQ2VUUVVTw6bG9Ii_JBJLrR2vmoMDFM/edit

Session Title * Computing in the Classroom

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Draft! Session Description * Computer skills are near and dear to the ESIP mission. By encouraging teachers to learn how to code, develop smartphone apps, and design story maps, we help them build the data scientist pipeline. Learning computer skills will help teachers to encourage their students to be creators, more than just a consumer, of the technology around us. In this session we will discuss specific goals for teachers (and their students), options of different computing curriculum, and plan the summer session at the ESIP Education workshop 2018.

Session Type: Working session Speakers: Four 15 minute presenters (including the teacher who won Funding Friday - why she is so excited to include coding in the classroom). Action: Send email to the ESIP-ALL to find people interested in presenting - (hour of code presenters?) Incl. ESRI for story mapping (define what we want them to show, eg web mapping service) Action: Shelley to send around to the ESIP Education List the session description for sign off. Then will submit it.

Moderators: Shelley

Session Audience

Is coding really the right new program for the Education Committee? People may be interested in story mapping Web (m)Apps & Story Maps - would build on a ESRI product Beauty and Joy of Computing - curriculum is online http://bjc.edc.org/bjc-r/topic/topic.html?topic=nyc_bjc/1-intro-loops.topic&course=bjc4nyc.html&novideo&noassignment


Turn it into a “book club” event - invite educators to engage. Get together to try out new exercises together. Eg. could have a story mapping series; still is computing Winter meeting: planning session. Biweekly basis, take an hour together to work through the Beauty and Joy of Computing curriculum. COme together at the Winter Meeting to prepare for the Summer Workshop. Meeting for “book club” - every other Wednesday right after Out2Lunch - First would be 11/1; 12:30PM Central Action: Margaret sends around necessary chapter of Curriculum

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