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
- Use maps, atlases and other materials to support the social studies GLCEs
Sample session topics include:
- Empires in Mesopotamia
- Silk Road
- Place Names in a Colonial Region
- Alphabet Diffusion
What You'll Receive
Teachers will receive as resources:
- Teaching Geography CD
- Maps and lesson plans (both print and electronic)
- World Portal
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.