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The Travelers' Trunk: A Never-Ending Journey

Geography is not a stand-alone course in elementary grades. Learn how to integrate geography across the content disciplines with teaching strategies involving lesson planning using high-quality children's literature, Thinking Maps, graphic organizers, higher-ordering questioning, problem-based learning (PBL), reinforcement of geographic and academic vocabulary, and extensive hands-on use of physical maps.

There's a Map for That

Learn about a new digital tool to create your own map sets and primary sources for teaching. Consider how to pair text and visual sources together around a theme or subject area.

How Will We Feed the World?

Explore classroom-tested participatory activities about the global small farmers movement, La Via Campesina, designed to get students thinking about hunger, food, farming, and justice.


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