Book Title: Teaching Geography, Third Edition
Publisher: The Guilford Press
Author: Phil Gersmehl
This widely adopted teacher resource and course text explains basic geographic principles and demonstrates how to bring them to life in engaging, challenging instruction for grades K-12. Accessibly written, the book is packed with instructional materials, teaching tips, and more than 100 maps and other graphics. Together with the companion CD-ROM, it presents effective ways to promote students' spatial-thinking skills while teaching them about the land, climate, economy, and cultures of places around the world.
The Companion CD-ROM
The CD-ROM features more than 225 reproducible student activities; a Model Curriculum; PowerPoint slides of the book's figures and discussion guides that focus on important concepts in each chapter; specially designed K-2 resources; teaching notes with links to Common Core State Standards and Geography Standards; and more.
New to This Edition
*Chapter on geography in the curriculum.
*Chapter appendix on the neuroscience of spatial reasoning.
*CD-ROM features additional graphics, many new activities, and a Model Curriculum.
*Discusses ways to align instruction with the Common Core State Standards.