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Educator Spotlight: Curating Digital Museums Makes Geography Personal

Laura Krenicki’s sixth-graders examined the paths of people and objects. The class read a magazine article by Paul Salopek, a National Geographic Explorer, and participated in a live video event with him. Then, students curated and designed digital museums of objects and the stories they tell. Continue reading Educator Spotlight: Curating Digital Museums Makes Geography Personal

Around the World in 2,557 Days

In Jules Verne’s Around the World in 80 Days, protagonist Phileas Fog sets out to circumnavigate the globe. First published in the year 1873, Verne’s story is considered a classic adventure book. Fast-forward to today, more than a hundred years later and people look to create similar stories. In our fast-paced world where quality is measured in speed and efficiency, one would think that a … Continue reading Around the World in 2,557 Days