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Anita Palmer

Anita Palmer taught middle and high school technology and social studies.  She has authored and taught over one hundred technology institutes and classes for K-12 teachers focusing on integration of GIS technologies throughout the curriculum both in the USA and in the international arena over the past ten years.

Mrs. Palmer is co-author of the original “Mapping Our World: GIS Lessons for Educators”, the community-based” Community Geography: GIS in Action!” Teacher’s Guide, the newly released Our World “Mapping Our World” and “Analyzing Our World” as well as the first GPS activity book “Going Places with GPS.”  Mrs. Palmer was a member of the development team for the NASA funded “Birdseye View” primary school curriculum and was one of three developers and teachers of the Eastern Michigan University GIS Masters Certificate program for educators.  She is an active member of TAGE and GEM in Texas and a teacher consultant in the Geographic Alliance in Nevada and inducted into the GAIN Hall of Fame in 2004.