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5 Virtual Lessons

Posted on November 09 2020

5 Virtual Lessons

Dear Educators,

We hear you-coming up with new ideas for virtual lessons is exhausting. We want to shoulder that burden with you.

At Maps101 we really want to help you facilitate the most engaging, fun, effective lessons with less time planning. We have some ideas that will help bring your lessons to life! Everything you need to complete these lessons is available within Maps101.

Check out these tips and let us know how it goes!

In these unprecedented times, we’re here for you with engaging digital learning resources to make your life easier and save you time and money. Maps101.com, a leader in EdTech, offers multi-subject, multi-level curated learning resources and lesson plans, in one easy-to-use location, to help bring your virtual classroom to life.

Here are five virtual lesson ideas using Maps101.com:
#1: Take your students on a virtual field trip

The next best thing to being there is a Maps101.com virtual field trip. Your students can safely explore a myriad of topics and events. From American History to today’s global energy issues, Maps101.com’s comprehensive Field Trip Library offers exciting and unique experiences for all learners.

EXPLORE THE FIELD TRIPS
#2: Read and discuss a digital article

Make current events relevant to your students and help them master their geographic literacy and critical thinking skills. Maps101.com’s Geography News Network, features a new article every week on a wide range of topics from current events to natural phenomena, history, culture and world geography.

EXPLORE THE ARTICLES
#3: Watch and discuss a video

Bring your topic to life by introducing your lesson with a short video. Choose from nearly 500 National Geographic videos featuring high-quality footage and narration on a wide variety of subject matter from every corner of the globe. You can also use the videos as discussion points or research materials.

EXPLORE THE VIDEOS
#4: Use a self-guided lesson and review as a group

Learning is engaging and more fun with Maps.101.com self-guided lesson maps. These comprehensive lesson plans, which can take place over a three- to five-day period, include everything you need, from procedure, to handouts to assessment suggestions. They can be used as a tool for group work on a variety of subjects.

EXPLORE THE SELF-GUIDED LESSONS
#5: Send your students on a digital scavenger hunt

Being inside can be just as fun as going outside when you create a digital scavenger hunt using the fully curated content on the Maps.101.com website. Break your students into groups to explore sections of the site and share what they’ve learned with the class.

CREATE YOUR DIGITAL SCAVENGER HUNT
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