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November 11, 2019

Students need to be taught how to read maps… or do they? [Geography Awareness Week]

But being able to read a map, and to orient your brain as to where you are and which direction you need to head is a very important skill. …. Try riding the BART train into San Francisco without being able to read the train route map and you might wind up riding for hours.  — Sherri Kuhn (Washington Post, 2015)


January 4, 2011

Why Geography Matters

I’m at the Geological Society of America’s Penrose conference for Google Earth this week, so I’ll have many posts in a short period of time relating to Google Earth (that’s not a bad thing, right?).I’ve watched this video before, but…