I've been looking for a way to incorporate the Sustainable Development Goals in to my AP Human Geography curriculum without having to delve into the very the specifics of each of the 17 goals. I knew I wanted students to be familiar with the reasons for the goals, the specific goals and an overall understanding … Continue reading SDG Superheros
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
In my district AP Human Geography is the only AP course offered to freshmen and at my school about 45% of 9th graders take it. I don't want to debate the pros and cons of 9th graders taking an AP course, because it my district it is what it is. Most freshmen taking the course … Continue reading Who Wants to Go to School in the Summer? These Kids!
Teaching AP Human Geography to 9th graders is hard and don't let anyone tell you it's not. But it is absolutely NOT impossible. One of the keys to doing it successfully is to prepare your students for everything, including how to take an Advanced Placement Exam from start to finish. Ninth graders have never taken … Continue reading Mock/Practice AP Exam
We are talking about Discussion Strategies in #worldgeochat this week. Want to brush up on the importance of class discussions? Need some new discussion strategies? Check out the resources below. Rethinking Whole Class Discussions - Edutopia 13 Strategies to Improve Student Classroom Discussions Big List of Classroom Discussion Techniques Successful Socratic Seminars Here are this … Continue reading Discussion Techniques