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Using GPS Technology in the Schools --

Take a look at these education links for GIS resources and books:

NYGPS Mailing List Homepage --

ESRI (ArcView GIS software) in K12: Geography Matters to Schools, Libraries, and Other Neat Places --

GIS in Schools -- book

Mapping Our World: GIS Lessons for Educators -- student workbook & software

Past Time, Past Place: GIS for History -- book

Using GPS in School -- A Venn Diagram

Geography makes a wonderful interdiscipllinary theme for units of instruction in science and social studies.  When you stop to think about it, there is hardly any topic you can teach about that doesn't have a location.  And as you've heard, location is everything.