Tuesday Chat Preview: Japan, North Korea, and South Korea

I have found in my 11 years of teaching geography that many students are fascinated by Japan, North and South Korea. Whether it be K-pop, which many became familiar with with the hit "Gangnam Style", the subway pushers on Tokyo's subway system, or the tense relationship between North and South Korea, students always want to … Continue reading Tuesday Chat Preview: Japan, North Korea, and South Korea

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#worldgeochat Preview – Teaching with Podcasts and Public Radio

If you take a look at #worldgeochat during the week on Twitter, you'll find references to podcast and audio stories from NPR. A resource that I'm aware of, and has been on the "try to use soon" list, that utilizes audio stories is Listenwise, who just happens to be hosting #worldgeochat this week. Check out … Continue reading #worldgeochat Preview – Teaching with Podcasts and Public Radio

Tonight’s #worldgeochat – Incorporating Geography into World History

Tonight, #worldgeochat is talking about how to incorporate geography skills into World History (or any history really) classes. Our friend from #sschat, Mary-Owen Holmes, will be leading us through this chat. Our questions for tonights... Q1 World History looks at the interactions between humans and environment. How can an emphasis on geography help enhance the understanding … Continue reading Tonight’s #worldgeochat – Incorporating Geography into World History

SDG Superheros

I've been looking for a way to incorporate the Sustainable Development Goals in to my AP Human Geography curriculum without having to delve into the very the specifics of each of the 17 goals.  I knew I wanted students to be familiar with the reasons for the goals, the specific goals and an overall understanding … Continue reading SDG Superheros

#worldgeochat Preview – Happy & Healthy Life – Global Goals 1-4

This Tuesday, April 3, worldgeochat returns to a topic we've already spent some time on this year... the Global Goals. After last September's Global Goal chat with Jennifer Williams, we wanted to come back to the goals and go deeper into them. This chat will focus on the theme of Happy & Healthy Life and look … Continue reading #worldgeochat Preview – Happy & Healthy Life – Global Goals 1-4