Geo-games: Old school style

Subscribe to this blog’s feed   Images courtesy of discoverthis.com and borderlinegames.com. An old favorite gets a face-lift for the new millennium, and a geographic “twist” tests more than just flexibility. “Has anyone ever heard of the geo safari? That brilliant little toy when I was a kid is the reason I know every country and capital today.” This query from a member of the … Continue reading Geo-games: Old school style

Fight for Geography Bragging Rights

Are you taking part in the first-annual Geography Cup? If not, here’s a reminder. (The competition ends December 31.) This new, good-natured online competition pits the United States against the United Kingdom and is designed to call attention to the importance of geography knowledge. (Read a news story.) The brainchild of U.K.-based Give Geography Its Place and U.S.-based A Broader View, the Geography Cup consists … Continue reading Fight for Geography Bragging Rights

What’s New on MyWonderfulWorld.org

You may have noticed that we’ve added a couple of new features to MyWonderfulWorld.org. One is Back to School: Global Schools, Global Students, which has tools and resources for you—whether you’re a teacher, student, or parent—to use all year. It’s got a special My Wonderful World-PTA Kit, plus information on how teens can become international journalists. Another new section is Games & Cool Stuff, which … Continue reading What’s New on MyWonderfulWorld.org