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  • GIS Workshop

    Introducing GIS into Classroom Curriculum with Brandi LeRoy Thursday, August 18, 9:30 AM - 3:30 PM Open to Middle School and High School teachers, Brandi LeRoy will lead this day-long session for educators looking to integrate GIS into their curric...

  • Summer Book Discussion

      Educators of grades 5-8 are invited to reserve their place in our Summer 2022 Book Discussion Group (limited to 25 participants). We will meet over Zoom in three evening sessions to discuss ways to integrate graphic novels into Social Studies...

  • Advanced Education Materials

    Advanced Education Materials These lesson plans were designed by Liz Swasey, a teacher with years of experience teaching High School. They are suitable for high schoolers in advanced history courses. An Introduction to Maps as Primary Source Doc...

  • 2022 Mapmaking Contest Entries

    See 2022's Winners and Honorable Mentions Nintia Islands by Jamilson M. from Portland (King Middle School, Mr. Chapin's Class, 6th Grade)Full Image at https://oshermaps.org/wp-content/uploads/2022/04/100.jpg Malonia: World of Wonder by Elea...

  • 11. Acknowledgements

    Section 11. Acknowledgments [expand title="VIEW OTHER SECTIONS"] North of Nowhere, West of the Moon: Myth, Fiction, and Fantasy in Maps 1. Introduction 2. Mapping Literature and Authors 3. Fairy Tales, Theme Parks, and Imagined Worlds 4. Middl...

  • North of Nowhere, West of the Moon: Myth, Fiction, and Fantasy in Maps

    North of Nowhere, West of the Moon: Myth, Fiction, and Fantasy in Maps was conceived in late-2021 as a "pop up" exhibition (a quickly organized and timely show) to showcase a long sought after new acquisition, Bernard Sleigh’s 1918 "An Anciente M...

  • Spanish Maps

     Are you a classroom teacher within the Greater Portland area? We are happy to lend high-quality printed reproductions of this map set at no cost as part of an Activity Kit for use in your classroom. The kit will also include a variety of age-ap...

  • Depictions of Indigenous People on Colonial Maps

     Are you a classroom teacher within the Greater Portland area? We are happy to lend high-quality printed reproductions of this map set at no cost as part of an Activity Kit for use in your classroom. The kit will also include a variety of age-ap...

  • Mapmaking Contest 2021

    153 Maine students submitted maps in the 2021 Mapmaking Contest! Submissions are displayed below in alphabetical order by last name. Click on an image to see a larger file. Riley A. from Chebeague IslandLittlefield Woods Chebeague Island School,...

  • Section 5 (Lost Study Abroad Experiences)

    [expand title="EXHIBIT NAVIGATION"] Where Will We Go From Here? Travel in the Age of COVID-19 1. Mapping Disease and Public Health 2. Birthdays, Anniversaries, and Family Milestones 3. Weddings 4. Work-related Travel 5. Lost Study Abroad Expe...