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NEWS POWERED LEARNING

Geography News Network

Geography News Network brings you topical articles addressing a variety of subjects from current events to natural phenomena, history, culture and world geography.

Our GNN authors come from a wide range of educational backgrounds and hold a wealth of knowledge on some amazing people, places and things. They’ll be using this knowledge to place global news in context.

Current events articles with this type of analysis are a great way to make world events relevant to students, helping them to develop geographic literacy and critical thinking skills. We look forward to hearing your feedback and suggestions for articles that you would like to see.

Take a Tour of GNN

Here are some sample articles:
GNN JUNIOR: Why The U.S.
Government Can Shut Down
Thinking About
BIG NUMBERS
ZORA NAELE HURSTON:
Author and Folklorist

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Maps101

Maps101.com is a web-based interactive database of teacher lesson plans geography tools, online learning games, dynamic interactive maps modules and over 4,000 viewable and printable history, thematic, references, outline, current events, and animated maps.

Maps101 is currently used by over 3,000 K-12 schools in the US, including the Los Angeles Unified School District and Chicago Public School District.

OVER 4,500:

MAPS, VIDEOS, ANIMATIONS, GAMES, NEWS ARTICLES, LESSON PLANS & ACTIVITIES.

Every student learns differently. Maps101 offers a variety of rich, engaging media for every learning style. From full text current affairs reports to audio podcasts, interactive maps, games, and videos from National Geographic, there are materials for every sense.

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COMPATIBLE FOR YOUR CLASSROOM

Maps101 saves teachers time by providing packaged lesson plans complete with support materials. In just a few clicks you can access a ready-to-go lesson plan that will engage your students and cover the basics.

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AND TEACHER SUPPORT

With such an array of topics and media available, we want to ensure you get the most out of your school’s subscription. Maps101 offers support to teachers both in theory and practice. From introductory videos and live webinars to classroom activities and collections, we make sourcing teaching materials easier and quicker.

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COMMON CORE IN DUAL LANGUAGES.

Studies show that teaching subjects in dual languages helps strengthen understanding in multiple domains simultaneously, and in just a fraction of the time spent learning the material. Maps101 offers an entire section of Spanish-language content dedicated to connect ALL of your students to the material you teach, so you don’t have to have two programs going on at once.