HEALTH A new study indicates that men have better spatial recognition skills, and a more effective strategy at using them. (Tech Times) Use our resources to introduce spatial recognition strategies to both boys and girls. Teachers, scroll down for a quick list of key resources in today’s Teachers’ Toolkit. Discussion Ideas Why did the new study conclude that men have a better sense of direction … Continue reading Do Men Have a Better Sense of Direction than Women?
GEOGRAPHY Imagine trying to find a house when your directions sound like this: “When the pavement ends, drive a mile and turn left at the school bus stop. Then it’s the third house on the right.” On the Navajo Nation, this scenario is common. But that’s beginning to change. (NPR) Use our resources to better understand the language of location and why it’s important. Discussion … Continue reading Navigating Navajo Nation Is About to Get Easier
With all of the school-supply shopping over and done with, many students probably didn’t pick up a compass to take with them to school. And that’s OK, since long-gone are the days when kids trekked to school uphill both ways in blizzards. But do your students know the cardinal directions? Do they have a sense of their route to school, or even the route from … Continue reading Mapping Monday: The Overlooked School Supply