Learn low budget, high impact vocabulary activities you can use tomorrow. Brain based strategies for Pacific Northwest geography terms or any subject where vocabulary comprehension is key to student success.
In this poster session, presenters identify one approach for creating a state student atlas in English and Spanish. They also share design features of supporting resources and accompanying professional development.
Participants will explore ways to selectively integrate online resources into their geography courses. When properly adopted, these techniques will aid in promoting critical thinking, multicultural awareness, and global interdependence.
"Headwaters to Oceans," the newest installment of the video-based professional development series, "Geography: Teaching with the Stars," features best practices in social studies, enhancing both pedagogy and content.
This fast-paced session will model the use of engaging media decoding strategies and free online materials to integrate critical thinking into teaching about sustainability at the high school level.
Enhance your social studies instruction using geospatial technology including ArcGIS On-line to teach about global interdependence. Step-by-step guidance as well as CD with lesson plans and hand-outs will be provided.
The first two Industrial Revolutions are well known. Now connect and map the Third Industrial Revolution. Witness lateral power's influence on your students, your teaching and our world.
Photovoice is an approach where students take photographs to document their interest / understanding of a concept. This presentation explores how to use photographs to engage students and promote activism.
Nearly 29,000 bath toys washed overboard in 1992, floating on ocean currents for 20 years. This session will explore the toys' story with interdisciplinary activities combining geography, science, and literacy.
Participants will experience a lesson analyzing the influence of topography on early transportation routes, comparing and contrasting patterns of movement during the westward expansion.