Do Students Care About the Environment?

Part of teaching students to think critically and to have real-world problem solving skills is helping them to see what kinds of social and economic problems exist and how they can be a part of the solution.  That’s not to say they all must become activists or humanitarians, but it is good to get them … Continue reading Do Students Care About the Environment?


Geography: Asia & The Environment

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 & The Environment