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Geography Is All Around Us<br />Silvia Rosenthal Tolisano<br />
Geography Is All Around Uspresented at theTeacher2TeacherConference 2010<br />Silvia Rosenthal Tolisano<br />GloballyConne...
Langwitches.org<br />Presentations<br />Coaching<br />Questions?<br />Resources<br />Lessons<br />In-Service<br />Workshop...
Links, Resources & Examples<br />http://langwitches.wikispaces.com<br />
What ?<br />Why ?<br />How?<br />
What is Geography ?<br />
Cultural geography<br />
Physical Geography<br />
Why Geography ?<br />
Ignorance of how the US fits into the wider world<br />
Are you Smarter than a 5th Grader?<br />
Where is Iraq located?<br />
 Only 37% of young Americans can find Iraq on a map<br />
Sudan is Located in Which Continent? <br />Europe<br />Asia<br />Africa<br />Australia<br />North America<br />South Ameri...
20% of young Americans think Sudan is in Asia<br />
Where is New York Located?<br />
50% can’t find New York on a U.S. map<br />
Do you Speak Another Language Fluently?<br />Yes<br />No<br />
6 in 10 young Americans don't speak a foreign language fluently<br />
Do You Correspond With Someone outside the USA regularly?<br />Yes<br />No<br />
9 in 10 (89%) do not correspond regularly with anyone outside the US.<br />
If it is 1 pm in Orlando, USA…… what time is it in Berlin, Germany?<br />1:00 am, the next day<br />19:00, the same day<br...
As many as one third (32%) would miss a conference call scheduled with someone in another time zone<br />
Young people in the USA are unprepared for an increasingly global & interconnected future.<br />
Geographers recognize that EVERYTHING is connected.<br />
How to Make Connections ?<br />
Google Maps-Read Around The World<br />
Google Maps-Storytelling<br />
Google Earth- Lit Trips<br />
Google Earth- Flight Route<br />
Google Earth- Flight Route<br />
Blog-Defining Japanese Culture<br />
Google Maps-Current Events<br />
Blog-Teddy Bears Around the World<br />
Blog-Teddy Bears Around the World<br />
Skype- Video Conferencing<br />
Skype- Video Conferencing<br />
Around The World With 80 Schools<br />
Over 300 Schools Ready to Connect <br />
VoiceThread- What Could It Mean?<br />
VoiceThread- What Could It Mean?<br />Argentina<br />Germany<br />Egypt<br />China<br />USA<br />Israel<br />New Zealand<b...
Math Maps<br />
Podcast- Flat Stanley<br />
Free Rice.com<br />
Twitter- Bus2Antarctica<br />
What ?<br />Why ?<br />How?<br />
                       Q & A<br />
Survey National Geographic- Roper Public Affairs 2006 Geographic Literacy Study<br />http://www.myWonderfulWorld.org<br />...
Twitterhttp://twitter.com/bus2antarctica<br />Read Around The Worldhttp://maps.google.com/maps/ms?ie=UTF8&hl=en&msa=0&msid...
Teddy Bears Around The Worldhttp://www.langwitches.org/blog/travel/teddybearsaroundtheworld/<br />What Could It Mean? Voic...
Links, Resources & Examples<br />http://langwitches.wikispaces.com<br />
Langwitches.org<br />Presentations<br />Coaching<br />Questions?<br />Resources<br />Lessons<br />In-Service<br />Workshop...
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Geography Is All Around Us

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

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