I have been revamping my APHG class to better fit student prior knowledge and early interest. The first semester examines Chicago and the neighborhood where my school is and the second semester is focused on the world. I am no longer…"
"Quizlet.com might help with getting your kiddos to practice the terms once they've been introduced. There are a few different games they can play. My kids like to compete for the best times/highest scores."
"Hey all. Here are some links of history sources on the web that I am collecting. It is mostly US related but there are some world thrown in as well. Some day I am going to organize it by time period. Some day."
"Hey all. I am collecting AP Human Geography web resources here. I also have more in my diigo account that I plan to curate and organize and make available. Like Joe, I am teaching AP Human Geography for the first time this year. We are already four…"
We can collaborate together to build a lesson together, teach the same lesson in our classes, observe (with tech) the lesson being taught, and critique the lesson in order to make it better. This is the basis for lesson study.
"Molly, when we created our Geography Alive program, we wanted to do the same thing...front load the vocab so that students are ready to read the text. Our strategy to get students there was to create a matrix called Geo-Terms. You can…"
Hi all. I am new to teaching Human Geography and in looking at our text (Rubenstein) the first unit is full of vocabulary terms needed for the subsequent chapters. How do you all tackle teaching this much vocabulary at the start of the year? I would love some ideas and resources if you have already found what works best. I will post my lessons as I finish them as well. See More
I, too, am teaching AP Geography for the first time. I look forward to learning you and others in this group.
Have you already submitted your syllabus to College Board? We just made the switch to geography so I still have…"
Currently teaching AP US, World History, and Women's Studies. Next year? Who knows. I serve as the city representative of the Chicago Yale Teachers Institute and a member of the Teacher Advisory Board for the Chicago History Museum. I am from Wyoming but I live in Chicago so I am out of my element most days. I can't wait to learn from this group.