Jeffrey W.  Crews

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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
Telephone: 406-360-6340

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):

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

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