This week #worldgeochat is sharing content, resources and strategies about China. Students are fascinated by the size of China, the One Child Policy and it's place in the global economy. As teachers how do we decide the most important topics to address with our students? How do we sift through the mountains of resources available … Continue reading Chat Preview — All About China
Sometimes you have that perfect lesson that shows how important geography is.
This week, #worldgeochat returns from summer break! We are talking about being recharged to tackle a new school year. All teachers know summer is a time to reflect about the school year just finished, rest and relax and then get inspired to take on the next group of students. Worldgeochat (minus Ed) attended the National … Continue reading Are You Recharged and Ready for a New School Year?
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
Ahhhhh... Spring Break. Not going to lie, I need this break. It's been a very busy semester and my brain and body need a break before the push to the AP Human Geography Exam, then finals, then graduation. We usually travel somewhere, but this year we are staying put and I'm thrilled. One on one … Continue reading My Spring Break Reading List
It's tough to teach Africa and not focus on the negative, but we need to!
This week, we are talking about Blended Learning in #worldgeochat! Not familiar with what Blended Learning is? Here are a few resources to check out: What You Need to Know About Blended Learning Seven Keys to Blended Learning Blended Learning: Making it Work in Your Classroom - video from Edutopia Here are this week's questions: How … Continue reading Blended Learning – #worldgeochat – 4.4
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Here is how #worldgeochat is finishing out the school year! April 4 Blended Learning April 11 Grading April 18 Discussion Strategies April 25 Taking Action in Geography May 2 Ditching the Textbook May 9 Connecting Students Globally May 16 Student Collaboration May 23 Using Google Earth for Student Led Classrooms May 30 Reflecting on … Continue reading Upcoming #worldgeochat topics!
You read correctly, starting next week, the #worldgeochat crew is going to begin nearly daily blog posts about what we are doing in class, a strategy we use, or anything else worldgeochat related. We think this is the logical next step in building up the #worldgeochat community. Thanks in advance for your support & don't … Continue reading The #worldgeochat Blog… Coming soon!