Thinking Like a Geographer focuses on high-interest, career-related topics in the primary curriculum related to geography. Students will explore interdisciplinary content, foster creativity and develop higher-order thinking skills with activities aligned to relevant learning area standards.
Students will develop and practise geography skills, such as reading and creating maps, graphs and charts; examining primary and secondary sources; and thinking spatially on a variety of scales.
Thinking Like a Geographer reflects key emphases of curricula from the Center for Gifted Education at William & Mary, including development of process skills in various learning areas and the enhancement of discipline-specific thinking and habits of mind through hands-on activities.
Thinking Like a Geographer: