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ERIC Number: EJ695901
Record Type: Journal
Publication Date: 2004-Nov
Pages: 4
Abstractor: ERIC
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ISBN: N/A
ISSN: ISSN-1082-5754
Help Prepare Students For Emergencies
Gauthier, Susan
Learning & Leading with Technology, v32 n3 p22-25 Nov 2004
Students in Louisiana are solving real-world problems, and they?re excited about doing it thanks to an innovative educational program called "Quest with GIS: A Louisiana K-12 Classroom Experience." The problems students are solving relate to disaster preparedness, an unfortunate reality in many parts of the hurricane-prone state. While their peers nationwide may be learning about emergency planning for the first time because of Homeland Security measures, many Louisiana school children face an ever-present prospect--a storm or flood could force them to evacuate their homes and find suitable shelter with little advance warning.
Descriptors: National Security
International Society for Technology in Education, 480 Charnelton Street, Eugene, OR 97401-2626. Tel: 800-336-5191 (Toll Free); Tel: 541-302-3777; e-mail: iste@iste.org.
Publication Type: Journal Articles; Reports - Evaluative
Education Level: N/A
Audience: N/A
Language: English
Sponsor: N/A
Authoring Institution: N/A
Identifiers - Location: Louisiana