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2019 NCSS/NCGE/TCSS Conference | Sessions | 2019

The Power of Names from People to Places

Fri Nov 22 1:00 pm to 1:55 pm
Room: 
Exhibit Hall 5 Classroom B
SessionType: 
Session
Subject: 
Geography
Names have power. Place names (toponomy) often reflect economic and social power in a society. The same holds true with a person's name. Discover the power and powerlessness of names.
Presenters: 

Gregory Sherwin, Christopher Salituro, Adlai E. Stevenson High School, Lincolnshire, IL

Strand/Topic: 
NCGE
Instructional Foci: 
Critical Social Studies
Geographic Thinking
Geography Interdisciplinary Integration
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