Category Archives: Geography

Teddy Bears Around The World Update

The Teddy Bears Around the World blog has moved domains! Please update your RSS, links and bookmarks. Please point to the new address: http://www.langwitches.org/blog/travel/teddybearsaroundtheworld/ If you are looking to participate…

The Logistics of Creating a Current News Events Google Map

Last week I posted a lesson with the Middle School social studies students, “News Events Assignments with a Twitst“. Students and their teacher have really taken to this assignment with…

Our Own Private Pirate Island

I wanted to add my reflection to the lesson, as a follow up to my post” Map skills and the SmartBoard” with 2nd graders from a few days ago. As…

News Events Assignment with a Twist

Over the years (from Elementary to High School) , I cannot tell you HOW many times each of my own daughters had to find news articles to bring in to…

Map Skills on the SmartBoard

2nd Grade is off to a great start in the school year. They are exploring maps and globes. Why are maps useful? When do you use a globe instead of…