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

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Teaching Through Sports (A Preview of Tuesday, January 23rd’s #worldgeochat)

Guest post by this week's #worldgeochat host Eric Nelson (@FANgeopolitics ) Hi everyone! 🏅 I'm looking forward to chatting this Tuesday night, January 23rd, about how to use sports (aka organized play) to boost teaching and learning, especially during big world events like the upcoming Winter Olympics! “Sports” are one of the most relatable activities as … Continue reading Teaching Through Sports (A Preview of Tuesday, January 23rd’s #worldgeochat)

Dear Mr. President – A Response to the “Shithole Countries” Comment

Dear Mr. President, I have so many thoughts right now, but I'll try to keep this simple for you. My school has students from 38 nations. It is hard enough for them to adjust to life in a new country as an adolescent without someone calling their homeland a "shithole country." As a geography teacher, … Continue reading Dear Mr. President – A Response to the “Shithole Countries” Comment