Jeffrey W.  Crews

(Click here to email Jeff)


Project Collaborator,
Science Goes Spatial: Geotechnologies in the Classroom
Integrating technology into science education - geospatial education


Contact Information

University of Montana
School of Education
32 Campus Drive
Missoula, MT 59812
E-mail: jeff@spatialsci.com
Telephone: 406-360-6340


Education
Ed.D.  Curriculum and Instruction (Science and Technology), The University of Montana - 2008
M.Ed., Technology in Education, Lesley College, 1998
B.A., Secondary Education - Broadfield Science/Biology, University of Montana, 1987


Major research interests

• Development of geospatial data sets for K-12 education
• Integration of technology into science instruction
• Creation of culturally responsive geospatial datasets

Current Research Projects

 

Development of curricula to enhance spatial literacy
Creation of a national model for improving the teaching and learning of science in grades 5-12 using geotechnology tools and concepts.

  Data analysis and geotechnologies
Using current geotechnology applications to help foster the analysis of data in the science classroom


Selected publications

Crews, J.,  (2008). Impacts of a Teacher Geospatial Technologies Professional Development Project on Student Spatial Literacy Skills and Interests in Science and Technology in Grades 5 - 12 Classroom Across Montana.

Blank, L., Crews, J. & Beed, D. (2005). Science goes spatial: Geotechnology in the
elementary classroom. Eisenhower National Clearinghouse Focus, 13 (1):
http://www.enc.org/features/focus/archive/ideas4science/document.shtm?input=FOC-003699-index#IDAHSYZC

Blank, L., Plautz, M., & Crews, J. (2004). Making an impact: Shattercones. Science
Scope, 28 (3): 40-42.

Click here for full Vitae

 

 




Summer 2012 Professional Development Opportunites...


Summer 2012 Professional Development Opportunites...
Sign up for one of our summer workshops. Each class is two days of hands-on exploration. One optional graduate credit or 16 OPI renewal units available. Click the link below to register.
Spatial Sci - View Project

     » May 2006
     » June 2006
     » July 2006
     » October 2006
     » December 2006
     » February 2007
     » May 2007
     » June 2007
     » September 2007
     » July 2008
     » September 2008
     » June 2011
     » December 2010
     » August 2011
     » January 2012
     » May 2012


Recent Tweets From @spatialsci

- October 09, 2012 -
SpatialSci: NASA Earth Observato Auroras over North America: A geomagnetic storm in early October lit up the skies with nort... http://t.co/RYtYA17b
- October 09, 2012 -
SpatialSci: GIS in Edu: Video Game That Uses Google Earth (VIDEO): Geoception, Inc is doing a project that will utilize Goog... http://t.co/8wBqfz8p
- October 09, 2012 -
SpatialSci: NASA Earth Observato New posts in the Notes from the Field blog - Hello, Knorr? It's The International Space Sta... http://t.co/hOlZY6aB
- October 09, 2012 -
SpatialSci: Google Earth Blog: Viewing the ash plume from the Shiveluch Volcano: Just a few days ago we talked about some of... http://t.co/6jtJVY26
- October 08, 2012 -
SpatialSci: NASA Earth Observato Ash Plume from Shiveluch: Acquired a little less than two hours apart, these images show a ... http://t.co/vvEYwAwu
- October 08, 2012 -
SpatialSci: Garmin Blog Stand Out From the Pack with Garmin Special Edition Forerunner 210 & 610: On a day where we saw two... http://t.co/cYKmnJkO