Recreating Expeditions as Video Games – National Geographic Education Blog – Education Article

Michael Stanley drew out middle-school students’ curiosity about the world while they brainstormed about personal explorations. Students also investigated a real-world scientific expedition and created an educational video game as a way to share their research with a wider audience. Michael Stanley is a middle school librarian and media teacher at Liberty Middle School in Aurora, Colorado. Photo by Amanda Arthur-Stanley Could you share what your National Geographic Educator Certification capstone project entailed? We began the project with what I call…

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Interdisciplinary Learning With Young Explorer Magazine – National Geographic Education Blog – Education Article

This post was written by educator Kimi Waite. Read our Educator Spotlight on Kimi here. Hi to all the global citizens, explorers, and educators! In my previous post, I shared how my aviation-filled childhood helped me to not only become a global citizen and explorer, but a scientist and teacher of scientists. I’m teaching my kindergarten students to be scientists, since they have such a pure sense of wonder, curiosity, and excitement about the world, and are natural problem-solvers. They…

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