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Teaching Geography, w/CD
This book and accompanying CD-ROM present a complete conceptual framework and many hands-on ideas for effective K-12 geography instruction. The focus is on planning instruction that helps students develop spatial-thinking skills while learning about the land, climate, economy, and culture of places around the world. Nearly 100 engaging activities are provided in reproducib ...more
Paperback, Second Edition, 320 pages
Published August 9th 2008 by The Guilford Press
(first published April 6th 2005)
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Concisely written and full of ideas, this book should be essential reading for any geography teacher. While many of Gersmehl's ideas are a bit provocative, I found his perspective to be refreshing and inspiring. The resource CD alone is worth the price of the book. The book is extremely lucid and definitely helped reshape some of my ideas about how to teach geography.