10 Free Ways To Grow As An Educator

Every teacher knows that feeling of pure bliss after a lesson was a complete success. Those are the times you are just smiling ear-to-ear as you walk to the parking lot at the end of the day. It is a feeling like no other, and once you feel it, you are on a quest to create as many of those types of lessons as possible. … Continue reading 10 Free Ways To Grow As An Educator

Take your students on a Virtual Field Trip!

Starting at humankind’s birthplace in Ethiopia and ending at the southern tip of South America, National Geographic Fellow Paul Salopek is walking 21,000 miles for the next 7 years. His journey is called Out of Eden Walk, and you and your students can chat LIVE with Paul, who will be in Jordan, on Friday December 6, 2013 at 1 p.m. ET (6 p.m. UTC). Joining Paul on our first … Continue reading Take your students on a Virtual Field Trip!

Teach Complex Issues in the Energy Conversation

Whether you teach grades 4-8 or 9-12, find all the free resources you’ll need to fill out your energy curriculum this year. Explore fun, grade-specific educational activities: Engaging interactive maps: Videos made specifically for the classroom: Media-rich encyclopedic entries: Teacher guides and more! Explore all of our energy resources here.   Continue reading Teach Complex Issues in the Energy Conversation

Give Your Students An Extra Boost This Year

While you prepare for back-to-school, make sure you explore the “Homework Help” section of our website. We have hundreds of free resources that you can trust to help students of all ages with geography, social studies, history and more. If your students will need to conduct research this year, point them to our A-Z encyclopedic entries, glossary and reference articles. Share these fun, interactive tools with your students to … Continue reading Give Your Students An Extra Boost This Year