Journal of Geography, July-August 2012

Journal of Geography, Jule-July 2012Articles

  • Lessons from the Dust Bowl: Human-Environment Education on the Great Plains, by Jess Porter
  • Expanding Markets: Foreign Direct Investment as a Lesson in Economic Geography, by Ronald Kalafsky
  • Engaging Students through Mapping Local Histsory, by Katharyne Mitchell and Sarah Elwood

Book Reviews

  • Geo-Mexico: The Geography and Dynamics of Modern Mexico, Reviewed by Jeffrey S. Smith
  • Caribbean Landscapes: An Interpretive Atlas, Reviewed by James Wiley

Journal of Geography, a peer-reviewed journal which covers innovative approaches to geography research, teaching, and learning, is published six times per year. The journal is just one of the benefits of membership in the National Council for Geographic Education. Why not join today!

 

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The Geography Teacher, June 2012

The Geography Teacher, June 2012Articles

  • GFL2! The Updated Geography for Life: National Geography Standards, Second Edition, by Susan Gallagher Heffron

Reading Our World

  • Geography for Our Youngest Learners, by Elizabeth R. Hinde

Lesson Plans

  • Mapping Panem, by Judith Painter
  • Alliances in The Hunger Games, by Judith Painter
  • Gapminder: An AP Human Geography Lab Assignment, by Kenneth H. Keller

From the Blogosphere

  • Everyday Geography: 365 Reflections on Why Geography Matters, by Joseph Kerski

The Geography Teacher presents innovative teaching strategies and essential content for K-12 geography, AP Human Geography, introductory college geography, and pre-service methods classrooms and courses. It is published twice a year. The journal is just one of the benefits of membership in the National Council for Geographic Education. Why not renew or join today!

National Conference Preliminary Program

Conference Program CoverThe National Council for Geographic Education has released the preliminary program for the 2012 National Conference on Geographic Education, which will be held October 4-7 in San Marcos Texas. The conference offers a robust schedule of sessions, workshops, lectures, field trips, and fun geo activities. The program provides full descriptions of the conference events. Register before August 1 to avoid late registration fees. We hope to see you in San Marcos!