GIS Day: SILC partnered with Northwestern’s University Libraries to support their annual Geography Week event series and GIS Day. GIS Day is a global event and will be celebrated on November 14th in honor of the geographic information system (GIS) technology. This technology is applicable in a multitude of fields including education, business, and law enforcement. For more information on GIS Day and Geography Week at Northwestern, please visit http://libguides.northwestern.edu/geographyweek2018
SILC Kick Off Talk: Director David Uttal gave a talk titled, “Why does spatial thinking matter for STEM learning?” on Monday, October 15th at 2pm in Allen Center room 164. The guest speaker for the event was initially Dr. Roberta Golinkoff who was scheduled to giver her talk, “Shape Up! Why Spatial Play Matters in the Early Years” and present data about children’s ability to engage in spatial assembly and the link between spatial and mathematical skill.