Maximizing geographic inquiry: Question formulation, connecting to standards, and civic engagement

Developing a spatial thinking lesson: Tips and tools for teachers

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Teaching students to think spatially requires key components of spatial thinking to be integrated into the curriculum instruction, and assessments in an explicit manner. In this Webinar, Injeong Jo and April Bannert will share tips and tools for incorporating the three components of spatial thinking into your instructional plan systematically. A lesson created to teach […]

Geography Activities for a World of 8 Billion

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The U.N. announced that we will reach a new population milestone on November 15, 2022, the “Day of 8 Billion.” This is just 12 years since we reached the 7 billion mark, and a complete doubling of the world population in just 48 years. World population history and projections for future growth are integral to […]

Teaching Success on the FRQ

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Please join the Chief Reader, ETS Test Developer, and both Assistants to the Chief Reader and APHG teachers for a discussion and strategies that help you teach your students how to be successful on the FRQs (Free-Response Question). Presenters Include: Jon Moore, ETS Lisa Benton-Short Dan Synder Allison Cecil Join Webinar Here!

Asylum Seeking at the US-Mexico Border

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This presentation will provide an overview of who the migrants are coming to the US-Mexico border and how the demographics of this population have changed over the past decade or two. It will also discuss US asylum law and how the current asylum system excludes many Central American and Mexican asylum seekers. Presenter: Dr. Sarah […]

GeoCamp Amazon

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Summary  This webinar introduces NCGE’s GeoCamp Amazon professional development program. Past program leaders will introduce the program, share experiences, discuss registration, and address potential GeoCamper questions. Webinar Access #OPEN access |  JOIN HERE  

Basics of Cartography: Mapping Infrastructure in the Occupied West Bank

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Summary:  This webinar will demonstrate basic geo-processing tools and cartography using open source software (QGIS) and data/shape-files to map the inadequate provision of infrastructure in the West Bank. Participants will be provided with relevant data, a live demo, and written instructions. The presentation will cover basic map-making principles and explore how to integrate map-making exercises […]

GeoCamp Iceland

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Summary This webinar introduces NCGE’s GeoCamp Iceland professional development program. Past program leaders Ellen Foster and Jeff Lash are joined by 2021 participant Debra Troxel to introduce the program, share experiences, discuss registration, and address potential GeoCamper questions Webinar Access #Open Access | JOIN WEBINAR

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 […]

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 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 […]