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Day 97: What is interesting?

Day 97: What is interesting?

Day 97 Student voice provided by Sam Sacha A positive of AP Human Geography is the exposure to global topics that most high schoolers haven't heard of before taking the class. Today, to get the students aware of a variety of topics in the agriculture unit, I showed...

Day 96: Building Background Knowledge and Writing

Day 96: Building Background Knowledge and Writing

Day 96 Student voice provided by Anonymous I gave a few quick questions to start the class. The students keep asking for it, as did the student who contributed to this post. "I wish that we have a few review questions daily at the beginning of class. Since, I know...

Day 95: Interpreting it for themselves

Day 95: Interpreting it for themselves

Day 95 Student voice provided by Daniel R I shared with the class several maps of the world that reveal the human footprint to start class.   You can check them out for yourself here. Instead of me telling them what is happening and all the connections, I cycled...

Day 94: Are you vegan?

Day 94: Are you vegan?

Day 94 I have a lot of influence on my students. Whether I accept that fact or not, it is true. My opinions can sway a student. I can change their minds. I can potentially turn students off of my subject if I'm not careful. To that point, I started the agriculture...

Day 93: Human Geography and Projects

Day 93: Human Geography and Projects

Day 93 Student voice provided by Dana First semester in AP Human Geography is a whirlwind. I covered four units and in those four units is a plethora of vocabulary.Being this a freshmen course, they struggle with the ability to retain all of the information. As Dana...

Day 92: When you find yourself in your students

Day 92: When you find yourself in your students

Day 92 Yesterday I shared some of the warmer responses to the learning portfolio. Although there were a lot of positive feelings, there were a few critical responses.  I'm not going to lie, as I read through them I was deflated. I was hopeful that everyone would be on...

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