UW Geography Begins “Mapping Youth Journeys”

Sarah Elwood and Katharyne Mitchell, with PhD students Ryan Burns and Tricia Ruiz, are working with Seattle middle school kids on a project that uses interactive online mapping to support collaborative learning and civic engagement. Seattle youth are exploring and mapping their ‘everyday geographies’, and in 2011 they will be joined by youth in other cities, as teachers from other parts of the country join the program.

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