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Powerful Picture Books & Graphic Novels (Possibly overlooked in the classroom but not by censors)

When I was a new teacher, I often overlooked the power of picture books and graphic novels in my junior high classroom. I was afraid that if an administrator walked in and they saw me using a picture book or a graphic novel, they would think I was crazy and that I was babying my students. 893 palabras más

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This Week in Geographic History, September 25 - October 1

Here’s an advance look at some of the “This Day in Geographic History” (TDIGH) events coming up this week. For each date, we’ve matched it with a map or visual, background information, and a classroom activity so you can plan ahead. 354 palabras más

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From Pond Scum to a Pinnacle of Paleoanthropology: My Decade Long Social Media Journey

In my last post, I shared with you some folks I greatly respect who have made social media work for their teaching and the learning of thousands of students worldwide. 1.861 palabras más

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Liquid Cats and Crocodile Gambling


Are cats liquid or solid? That’s the kind of question that could win a scientist an Ig Nobel Prize, a parody of the Nobel Prize that honors research that “makes people laugh, then think.” ( 842 palabras más

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