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

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Geography: Asia & Globalization

During my time teaching in a bilingual school in Guatemala City, I taught geography to two groups of highly motivated 9th graders.  This was a class I genuinely loved to teach, because my passion for world travel, languages, and cultures could really shine.  One of my favorite units of study was about Asia.  This region … Continue reading Geography: Asia & Globalization