#worldgeochat 2019 – new beginnings

Hello #worldgeochat chatters! As we begin 2019, we wanted to let you know about some changes happening. We've been doing #worldgeochat since 2014, which is amazing to think about. I tried to calculate a number of worldgeochats over the past five years, but I honestly can't figure it out. My best guess is that there … Continue reading #worldgeochat 2019 – new beginnings

#worldgeochat Preview – Using Comics in Geography

Tonight, long time #worldgeochat friend, James Caudill, leads us through how we can use comics in geography. If you are like me, and know very little about this topic, here are a couple of resources to help you out! How bringing comics into the classroom made me love teaching again - from Tim Smyth via … Continue reading #worldgeochat Preview – Using Comics in Geography

#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

#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

Preview Post — Gamification on Tuesday, 9PM EST

The Super Bowl, the Olympics and gamification… OH MY! This week in the #worldgeochat community is wicked exciting, as we will be exploring how to incorporate games within the classroom! Guest moderator Christian Conrad (@mrconrad_lhs), will be taking us on a journey as we discuss one of the hottest topics of student engagement: gamification! Here … Continue reading Preview Post — Gamification on Tuesday, 9PM EST

#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