Let Students Plan their Adventures

International travel is something that in the last several years has become more accessible and more common, especially among young people.  I know my parents never left the US (until I got married abroad), but all the family members of my generation have left the US for travel, at least once.  So when planning projects for … Continue reading Let Students Plan their Adventures

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Geography: Asian Landmarks

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: Asian Landmarks