Backyard Geography Field Trips

Embedding Outdoor Learning into everyday Geography lessons

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Summary This presentation will focus on identifying opportunities that exist to utilize the outdoors as a part of geography education. Geography teachers and practitioners are known as some of the best in using the outdoors to enhance teaching and learning outcomes; however, this field is rapidly evolving. Join this session to engage in conversations surrounding […]

ESRI Map Competition

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Summary 2022-23 Competition Meetup Series A quartet of meetups (=webinars) for state leaders and educators. These are aimed at adults who want to help students participate effectively. (Hint: There are instances where you can see "the power of one," but best success "takes a village.") Meetups will be recorded and available to the public. Each […]

Strategies for Teaching the Internal Structures of Cities

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CANCELLED: Due to unforeseen circumstances this event has been cancelled.  A reschedule date coming soon, please check back. Summary This presentation will share the popular teaching strategy and activity of Speed dating. See how the presenter uses this strategy for teaching Topic 6.5 - the Internal Structure of Cities and how this strategy can be […]

AP Review

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Summary In partnership with College Board, this webinar will provide strategies and ideas to help prepare your students for the AP exam. There will be McQ strategies, review of the FRQ task verbs and an overview of the exam itself. Presenters: Lisa Benton-Short, David Valdez,  and Julie Wakefield Webinar Access #Open Access | Join HERE

Webinar: APHG StoryMaps – The Travels of a T-Shirt

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Summary ArcGIS StoryMaps from ESRI are an engaging way to allow students to interact with a variety of different content. StoryMaps incorporate text, graphics, videos and maps to tell a compelling story that students are able to peruse at their own pace. This presentation will show how to use them in class and ideas of […]

AP Review News You Can Use

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Summary Do you need advice on how to prepare students for the AP exam? Or do you have a great strategy you want to share? Then come to the AP REVIEW webinar question and answer session where expert teachers (insert names here) will share their strategies and offer advice on the best way to prepare […]

Teaching Food and Famine

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SUMMARY This seminar will offer an overview of Middle East food studies and tools for teachers to implement in the classroom. We will work with an exercise that incorporates recipes for active student learning that bridges theory and practice. Questions of nationalism, class, and gender will be at the center of our inquiry. PRESENTER INFORMATION […]

Teaching Food and Famine

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SUMMARY This seminar will offer an overview of Middle East food studies and tools for teachers to implement in the classroom. We will work with an exercise that incorporates recipes for active student learning that bridges theory and practice. Questions of nationalism, class, and gender will be at the center of our inquiry. PRESENTER INFORMATION […]

APHG Bellringers Webinar

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Summary Are you an APHG Teacher preparing for the 2023-2024 school year? Don't miss this chance to learn from Laura Kmetz, the NCGE Bellringer author and AP reading table leader, along with Eric Rodgers and Kelen Weathers. Get ready for an enlightening discussion on how to effectively apply Bellringers in your classroom for the 2023-2024 […]

Imagination Land – Using Imagination to Teach Abstract & Difficult Concepts

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Summary Many students struggle to understand complex and abstract concepts. Imagination-land uses brain science to explore ways teachers can use story telling and fictional situations to help students grasp abstract concepts, before transferring them into "the real world." The Presenter: Michael Grether Wake Forest High School (Wake County Public Schools); Michael Grether has been an […]

APHG Essentials: Dive into Population & Migration

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Summary Are you interested in teaching engaging lessons that “stick” with students? In this interactive webinar led by Laura Kmetz, an experienced APHG teacher and exam reader, you will have the opportunity to preview activities from Population Education that are directly correlated to APHG unit 2 population and migration and ready to use in your […]

Explore the new MapMaker

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Summary Learn about the newly updated National Geographic MapMaker powered by ArcGIS Online. We’ll start at the beginning, covering the tools and a subset of data packaged within the MapMaker. All software and data used are free, accessible without login, and work on tablets and laptops. About the Presenters: Tom Baker is an education manager […]