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Interested in European Geography?

December 11th, 2013 · No Comments · Content - Social Studies

Toporopa  is a site full with European activities- from ports to cities- there is something for everyone.(For the complete post on TeachersFirst, please click here)

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Too many cities, too little time

September 25th, 2013 · No Comments · Content - Social Studies

I will admit I spend more time on this game than I should.   GR8CTZ of the world give you a chance to walk around a neighborhood and guess the city.   The game has several options (i.e., English speaking only, by continent, capitals).  I think this would interesting on a SMART Board.  While this is currently […]

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Geography Ideas from the NYT

January 23rd, 2013 · No Comments · Content - Social Studies

This lesson plan from the New York Times Learning site lists 10 innovative ways to teach geography.  From creative Bingo boards (that require student research to cover the square) to student as travel writers, there are many ways to use the NYT resources in your classroom.  You can help make the principles of geography alive […]

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Around the world in …

January 17th, 2012 · No Comments · Content - Social Studies

No, not in eighty days, but in 424 days!  That’s the plan of Trekking the Planet.  Their mission is to “is to bring geography to life and instill a greater curiosity about the world – its people, culture and our fragile planet – in as many young people as possible.” You can sign up to […]

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