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Geography Is All Around Us
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    • 1. Geography Is All Around Us
      Silvia Rosenthal Tolisano
    • 2. Geography Is All Around Uspresented at theTeacher2TeacherConference 2010
      Silvia Rosenthal Tolisano
      GloballyConnectedLearning.com
      Langwitches.org
    • 3. Langwitches.org
      Presentations
      Coaching
      Questions?
      Resources
      Lessons
      In-Service
      Workshops
      GloballyConnectedLearning.com
    • 4. Links, Resources & Examples
      http://langwitches.wikispaces.com
    • 5.
    • 6. What ?
      Why ?
      How?
    • 7. What is Geography ?
    • 8. Cultural geography
    • 9. Physical Geography
    • 10. Why Geography ?
    • 11. Ignorance of how the US fits into the wider world
    • 12. Are you Smarter than a 5th Grader?
    • 13. Where is Iraq located?
    • 14. Only 37% of young Americans can find Iraq on a map
    • 15. Sudan is Located in Which Continent?
      Europe
      Asia
      Africa
      Australia
      North America
      South America
      Antarctica
    • 16. 20% of young Americans think Sudan is in Asia
    • 17. Where is New York Located?
    • 18. 50% can’t find New York on a U.S. map
    • 19. Do you Speak Another Language Fluently?
      Yes
      No
    • 20. 6 in 10 young Americans don't speak a foreign language fluently
    • 21. Do You Correspond With Someone outside the USA regularly?
      Yes
      No
    • 22. 9 in 10 (89%) do not correspond regularly with anyone outside the US.
    • 23. If it is 1 pm in Orlando, USA…… what time is it in Berlin, Germany?
      1:00 am, the next day
      19:00, the same day
      7:00 am, the same day
      15:00, the same day
    • 24. As many as one third (32%) would miss a conference call scheduled with someone in another time zone
    • 25. Young people in the USA are unprepared for an increasingly global & interconnected future.
    • 26. Geographers recognize that EVERYTHING is connected.
    • 27. How to Make Connections ?
    • 28. Google Maps-Read Around The World
    • 29. Google Maps-Storytelling
    • 30. Google Earth- Lit Trips
    • 31. Google Earth- Flight Route
    • 32. Google Earth- Flight Route
    • 33. Blog-Defining Japanese Culture
    • 34. Google Maps-Current Events
    • 35. Blog-Teddy Bears Around the World
    • 36. Blog-Teddy Bears Around the World
    • 37. Skype- Video Conferencing
    • 38. Skype- Video Conferencing
    • 39. Around The World With 80 Schools
    • 40. Over 300 Schools Ready to Connect
    • 41. VoiceThread- What Could It Mean?
    • 42. VoiceThread- What Could It Mean?
      Argentina
      Germany
      Egypt
      China
      USA
      Israel
      New Zealand
      Mexico
      Brazil
      Sweden
      Peru
      Spain
    • 43. Math Maps
    • 44. Podcast- Flat Stanley
    • 45. Free Rice.com
    • 46. Twitter- Bus2Antarctica
    • 47. What ?
      Why ?
      How?
    • 48. Q & A
    • 49. Survey National Geographic- Roper Public Affairs 2006 Geographic Literacy Study
      http://www.myWonderfulWorld.org
      Google Maps
      Google Earth
      VoiceThread
      Wikis
      Blogs
      Skype
      Twitter
      Credit & Resources
    • 50. Twitterhttp://twitter.com/bus2antarctica
      Read Around The Worldhttp://maps.google.com/maps/ms?ie=UTF8&hl=en&msa=0&msid=105825111945158562539.00044cea8b22d2761f8ce&z=2
      In Search of Pachamamahttp://maps.google.com/maps/ms?ie=UTF8&hl=en&msa=0&msid=105825111945158562539.00045af55ff2c192180b3&z=3
      Google Lit Trips http://web.mac.com/jburg/GoogleLit/Home.html
      Flat StantleyPodcasthttp://langwitches.org/blog/2010/01/05/flat-stanley-podcast/
      Posterous Blog- Defining Japanhttp://grade4.posterous.com/
      Credit & Resources
    • 51. Teddy Bears Around The Worldhttp://www.langwitches.org/blog/travel/teddybearsaroundtheworld/
      What Could It Mean? VoiceThreadhttp://voicethread.com/share/48359/
      Free Ricehttp://www.freerice.com
      Math Mapshttp://edte.ch/blog/maths-maps/
      Current Eventshttp://maps.google.com/maps/ms?ie=UTF8&hl=en&msa=0&msid=101911629947022559812.0004720e3c4dadc2a9d6f&ll=10.487812,148.007813&spn=145.379686,360&z=2
      Around The World With 80 Schoolshttp://aroundtheworldwith80schools.wikispaces.com/
      Credit & Resources
    • 52. Links, Resources & Examples
      http://langwitches.wikispaces.com
    • 53. Langwitches.org
      Presentations
      Coaching
      Questions?
      Resources
      Lessons
      In-Service
      Workshops
      GloballyConnectedLearning.com

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