Graphic Novels & Author Visits – a huge win for my students 

I must start off by saying, I’m not a graphic novel reader. In the past year I’ve read (or listened to) close to 60 books, and only two have been graphic novels. It’s not that I don’t find them useful, they just aren’t my thing. One of the graphic novels I read was Illegal by … Continue reading Graphic Novels & Author Visits – a huge win for my students 

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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

#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

#worldgeochat Preview 3/13 Chat — AP Human Geography

Just in time to begin exam review planning, Tuesday night's #worldgeochat will discuss the 7 themes of AP Human Geography.  Hosted by Stewart Parker @parkersGeocats and Tyler George @GeorgeHistory, a couple of APHG's best AND hosts of #aphgchat, the questions will get you thinking about Human Geography content and resources to share with your students. … Continue reading #worldgeochat Preview 3/13 Chat — AP Human Geography

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