The Michigan Geographic Alliance offers professional development and resource materials to help teachers in Michigan with the new content expectations. In addition, the National Geographic Education Foundation is providing support to develop a national resource database of instructional materials which are both historic and geographic.
What You'll Learn
During this professional development, teachers will:
- Use spatial thinking skills
- Integrate geography and history in U.S. History courses
Sample session topics include:
- American Presidents
- Lewis & Clark
- Locating a Capital
- Harpers Ferry
What You'll Receive
Teachers will receive as resources:
- Teaching Geography CD
- Maps and lesson plans (both print and electronic)
- U.S. Portal
- Timeline Atlas of U.S.
Multimedia units demonstrate the power of spatial thinking skills for understanding real-world issues and problems.
How to Schedule
Click here to schedule a workshop.