Teaching Children Geography: Strategies & Tools


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Which of the following is an element of the study of Geography?

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1. How should you design your Geography lessons, especially those about areas of the world with which students have little experience?

2. Which Geography activity will not only help students learn about areas of the world, but also help them learn important research skills?

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About This Quiz & Worksheet

This quiz/worksheet combination will test your understanding of the strategies and tools used to teach children geography. Quiz topics include how teachers can help students experience areas of the world far away from their own communities and how to best design a geography lesson for places that children are unfamiliar with.

Quiz & Worksheet Goals

You will be tested on the following topics:

  • Which geography activity helps teach important research skills to students
  • How educators can help students relate what they are learning to things happening in the world around them
  • Element(s) of studying geography

Skills Practiced

  • Reading comprehension - ensure that you draw from the most important information given about teaching children geography
  • Information recall- access the knowledge you've gained regarding a geography activity that helps teach students important research skills
  • Knowledge application - use your knowledge to answer a question about the element(s) of studying geography

Additional Learning

If you would like to learn more about this topic, review the lesson called Teaching Children Geography: Strategies & Tools. This lesson covers the following objectives:

  • Learn in greater detail about what geography is and why teaching it is important
  • Get a better understanding of tourism presentations and virtual fieldtrips in the classroom
  • Discuss the connection between current events and geography