Large Map Activities

One fun way to learn geography is through movement.  Step from one piece of geography to the next so that you learn kinesthetically where rivers, states, cities, etc are in relation to one another. The problem is how/where to find maps that larger enough, durable enough and don’t cost too much. For my Texas history class,

Use Sign Language to Teach

When I teach sign language to kids, I am teaching more than sign language.  The sign language usually helps the kids learn the material.  The knowledge of sign language is a bonus to the information being taught.  Sign language is added to songs (hymns or other) and other memory work (verses, science fact, poems, geography,