Oh, the Places You’ll Go with Maps! – Virtual

Program Dates: August 10 to August 13, 2020

Time: 1:00 P.M. to 2:30 P.M. (Eastern Time); Monday to Thursday

Who: Ages 8 to 12

Oh, the Places You’ll Go with Maps is a remote course where students will explore and utilize a variety of provided tactile/large print maps to understand the world around them, build mental maps, and plan travel routes. The program will expand students’ knowledge of familiarizing themselves with new maps and encourage critical thinking and problem solving for planning travel.

Skill Development in:

  • Communication
  • Self-Advocacy
  • Critical Thinking
  • Problem Solving
  • Information Gathering
  • Route Planning

Activities:

  • Discover Where You Live from a Local to Global Scale
  • Create a Shopping List Based on Store Layout
  • Practice Route Planning
  • Review Basic Map Features
  • Explore Tactile and Large Print Maps
  • Consider Evacuation Routes and Plans

Each student will receive a box of materials to supplement the sessions.

 

Instructor:

  • Christy Andronaco, M.Ed., COMS

If you are interested in attending Oh, the Places You’ll Go with Maps!, our admissions team is ready to answer any questions you may have. Please contact us at (617) 969-6200, extension 216, toll free at (800) 852-3131 or by email at kathy.felt@carroll.org.

Out-of-state individuals who are registered with their local state blindness agency should make an inquiry to their case manager.

Learn about all of our 2020 Youth Summer Programs here.