Summer Institute 2015

Save the Date(s)!
June 28 to
July 1, 2015!
FREE Summer Institute for Teachers
University of Wyoming Campus in Laramie, WY
June 28 to July 1, 2015
(Sunday Evening to Wednesday Afternoon)
 To Register, email the
Wyoming Geographic Alliance at [email protected]
Join us for a free three day Wyoming Summer Institute, funded by the
Wyoming Geographic Alliance and Library of Congress Teaching with Primary
Sources - Metro State:
"A Sense of Place"
From Yellowstone to Gillette, Cheyenne to Evanston, Wyoming is full of unique places.
We'll examine the "place" that is Wyoming from multiple perspectives.
Investigate unique geographical, historical, cultural and environmental aspects of WY.
Gain access to Wyoming Geographic Alliance resources and collaborative opportunities.
Explore the Library of Congress and local primary source repositories to evaluate maps,
census data, photos, oral histories, manuscripts, newspapers, motion pictures and more.
Content connections include social studies, language arts, reading, science and math.
Free teaching resources, literacy based strategies, primary sources and lessons to actively
engage students and align with standards all on a free WGA Jump Drive.
Limited to 24 Participants
Earn 2 WY PTSB credits and optional (fee-based) UW Outreach credit, pending approval.
Free On-campus Housing for participants traveling from other places in the state/region.
Receive information about housing when you indicate your need(s) during registration.
We look forward to having you join us in June!
Introduction to ArcGIS
WY Geographic Alliance
Literacy Strategies
Geography Lessons
Primary Sources
The Choices Program
Library of Congress
Visual Literacy
Field Trip(s)
Guest Speakers
Book Talk(s)
American Heritage Center
National Geographic Traveling Maps
Library of Congress sources
(1) Buffalo Bill's Wild West, Col. W.F. Cody / Alick P.F. Ritchie.
Creator(s): Ritchie, Alick P. F., 1890
(2) Sublet Mine No. 6, Fan House, Sublet Mine No. 6, Fan House
(3) The massacre of the Chinese at Rock Springs, Wyoming / drawn by T. de Thulstrup from photographs by Lieutenant C.A. Booth, Seventh United States
Infantry, 1885.
(4) Univ. of Wyoming cheerleaders, Harry M. Rhoads. Created between 1910 and 1920?],18371
(5) Cram's Township and Railroad Map of Wyoming. by George Franklin, Published in Chicago 1895
(6) View of Green River, WY Territory (North), Glover, E. S. 1844-1920. (Eli Sheldon) Chicago : Chas. Shober & Co., [1875?]