Featured Activity: Creating Global Connections through Korean Culture

Eileen Hynes, this week’s Educator of the Week, shares a set of thematic-based activities that connect students to the world around them through Korean culture. Read more about these activities and other ideas for incorporating geo-education into your classroom. Activity: Creating Global Connections through Korean Culture Grade Level: Grades 2 – 5 Time Commitment: 1 month In my classroom, I teach thematically and create curriculum based on what’s happening in the … Continue reading Featured Activity: Creating Global Connections through Korean Culture

Featured Activity: Butterfly Migration

Rebecca Wadler, this week’s Educator of the Week, shares a fun activity that inspires young kids to think about the larger world around them by studying monarch butterfly migration. Read more about this activity and other ideas for teaching young students about the world. Activity: Butterfly Migration Grade Level: Pre-K Time Commitment: ½ Day A lesson I did this year with the Pre-K and Head Start … Continue reading Featured Activity: Butterfly Migration

Featured Activity: 10 Things You Can’t Live Without

Diane White Husic, this week’s Educator of the Week, shares an engaging activity to get students thinking about the consequences of their consumption patterns and life choices. Read more about this activity and other ideas for incorporating geo-education into your classroom. Activity: 10 Things You Can’t Live Without Grade Level: 6 – 12, Undergraduate Time Commitment: 2 weeks I have students spend about five minutes creating a list … Continue reading Featured Activity: 10 Things You Can’t Live Without

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At National Geographic, we recognize and appreciate that educators are shaping how their students understand their world in their classrooms every day. We’re hosting a new series called the “Educator of the Week” in order to feature inspiring activities and lessons that educators are implementing with their students that connect them to the world in bold and exciting ways. Stay tuned tomorrow to hear from … Continue reading Nominate a Colleague Today!