2016 - 2017 WEBINAR SCHEDULE
Unless otherwise stated, all webinars are on Wednesdays at 8:00 PM Eastern Time. Webinars are free for NCGE members and cost $20 for non-members. Partnership and sponsored webinars are free for all participants.
Please be sure to register for webinar sessions well in advance. Our staff processes all registrations manually from the NCGE system into the GotoMeeting webinar system. After you register for the webinar, you will receive a confirmation e-mail. At least one day prior to the webinar, you will get a follow-up email with connection and viewing instructions. That message will come from Allison Hunt <firstname.lastname@example.org>. This e-mail may go to your spam account initially, so please check there well in advance of the webinar (if you don't see it in your inbox). If you encounter problems, please email Allison Hunt directly <email@example.com>, at least one hour prior to the webinar.
October 12, 2016: "Immigrant Interviews: Making Migration Come Alive"
Description: Learn how an experienced geography teacher utilizes an immigrant interview assignment within her classroom to make important migration concepts real for students. Student examples will be shared along with tips for successfully implementing this assignment in your classroom. In addition, current migration materials used within the classroom will be shared.
Presented By: Allison Hunt
Bio: Allison Hunt is an AP Human Geography and AP Research teacher at duPont Manual High School in Louisville, KY. She is an experienced APHG reader and table leader who has been very involved in the geography education community. Allison enjoys exploring the world around her with her children in her free time, and is always looking for new ways to help her children and students recognize the relevancy of geography.
October 19, 2016: "Population Geography: Effectively Using Data in the Classroom"
Description: The PRB publishes many online resources for the public. Teachers will see several options for classroom tools. One of these tools, the World Population Data Sheet, is published each year with outstanding demographic statistics in a succinct resource packet. See how we can incorporate this resource into our Population and Migration Unit for APHG.
Presented By: Penny Anderson
Bio: Penny Anderson is a geography major and professed cartophile. Penny is a teacher consultant for the Virginia Geographic Alliance and is very active in Alpha Delta Kappa teacher sorority. She has taught geography for 18 years and APHG for 10. She loves to travel, talk, and share ideas for lessons, activities, and fun. Follow her @GeoPenny on Twitter.
October 26, 2016: FREE NCGE Partnered Webinar--"Using the Choices Program Materials to Teach Geography"
Description: The Choices Program at Brown University provides many high-quality, free classroom materials for teachers to use within their classroom. Resources such as "Teaching With the News" assist students in seeing geography at work in the world around them. Join us to discover how an experienced Human Geography teacher utilizes these resources within her own classroom.
Presented By: Celeste Reynolds
Bio: Coming Soon
*Please note that because this webinar is also open and FREE to non-members, you will need to register here, rather than in the online store.