ERIC Number: EJ545378
Record Type: CIJE
Publication Date: 1997
Reference Count: 0
Getting a Grip on Geography. Teaching Ideas.
Roberts, Kristen M.
Social Education, v61 n2 p80-82 Feb 1997
Describes a high school geography class that emphasized hands-on and experiential learning. The students designed travel brochures, planned overseas trips on a budget, and even produced commercials. One of the more popular activities involved different groups creating poster board maps of specific regions and then combining them for a global map. (MJP)
Descriptors: Active Learning, Creative Teaching, Experiential Learning, Geography, Geography Instruction, High Schools, Instructional Innovation, Learning Activities, Learning Modalities, Locational Skills (Social Studies), Maps, Secondary Education, Student Improvement, Student Participation, Woodworking
Publication Type: Reports - Descriptive; Journal Articles
Education Level: N/A
Audience: Teachers; Practitioners
Authoring Institution: N/A