If I had $100 for my geography classroom

I originally was going to do a holiday themed post about the best gifts a geography teacher could get, but then Kristi Reinke asked the question of how to spend $100 for her class. Here are some ideas that would go perfect in a #worldgeochat classroom. Fantasy Geopolitics - Started by worldgeochat friend, Eric Nelson, … Continue reading If I had $100 for my geography classroom

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A #worldgeochat Quick Hit – Teaching CER without grading

We've just begun our population inquiry and our first supporting question deals with the vocabulary students need to know. We started off defining 10 terms in student friendly language. Then the class chose three countries  and completed this chart using the CIA World Factbook to find the data. My class chose Iceland, Netherlands, and every … Continue reading A #worldgeochat Quick Hit – Teaching CER without grading

#worldgeochat Preview – Teaching World Religions – November 14

One of the topics that geography teachers struggle most with is addressing religions in their classroom. Some teachers avoid the topic all together, others approach it with the sterility of a forensic scientist. Because geography includes both physical AND human components, it is so important that we address one of the most important aspects of … Continue reading #worldgeochat Preview – Teaching World Religions – November 14

#worldgeochat TONIGHT – Mastering the Media with @julnilsmith

Join #worldgeochat tonight, October 3 at 9 Eastern/8 Central as we talk about Media Literacy. Media Literacy is perhaps most important content that isn't being addressed enough by any of the contents. But Julie Smith, author of Master the Media can help us with that. If you haven't picked up a copy of her book, I … Continue reading #worldgeochat TONIGHT – Mastering the Media with @julnilsmith