The Geography of Buildings

All over the world there are landmarks and buildings of various types, shapes, and sizes.  But each of these buildings has a cultural, economic, or religious significance.  When we studied Asia in my geography class, one project that was particularly fun was built around landmarks.  Students were asked to choose a landmark--be it a palace, … Continue reading The Geography of Buildings

More Than Sushi: Learning about Asia

Asia was a particularly fun unit of study for my ninth grade geography students.  In particular, a couple of my girls were big time fans of Japan and Korea and the anime culture found there.  But Asia is of course, more than just anime, and more than just sushi.  Asia includes a rich and dynamic … Continue reading More Than Sushi: Learning about Asia