#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

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#worldgeochat Preview – Happy Healthy Planet

This Tuesday, #worldgeochat returns to one of our favorite topics, the Global Goals. This week we are looking at the goals that lead to a happy, healthy planet. Our questions will be very similar to our chat last month on Goals 1-4 asking about how we teach the goal, and how students can take action … Continue reading #worldgeochat Preview – Happy Healthy Planet

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

#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

Stormy Seas: Stories of Young Boat Refugees – Book Review & how to use it in your class

Stormy Seas: Stories of Young Boat Refugees - Mary Beth Leatherdale & Eleanor Shakespeare 2017 - Annick Press 56 pages 5/5 Gold Stars I don't care what grade level you teach, students love picture books. There is something funny and sweet about 7th graders sitting on the floor listening to their teacher read a picture … Continue reading Stormy Seas: Stories of Young Boat Refugees – Book Review & how to use it in your class