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2015 Edition ~ AP Human Geography FRQ and Exam Breakdown

August 19, 2015 // 2 Comments

2015 FRQ AP HuGe Breakdown DO2015-FRQ-AP-HuGe-Breakdown-DOCC  <—-To print on multiple pages LINK TO .PNG FILE FOR PRINTING. I really enjoy creating infographics using Piktochart.com. My 2014 edition was great fun to make and a good lesson in infographics. I would love to implement these more into my class and have students visually depict geographic data. At first glance, good infographics are very clean, effective in their message, and visually appealing. After some thought and attempts, they are not so easy after all. People get degrees in this stuff! A lesson plan on using infographics requires a vision and even maybe some tutelage from an art teacher. Design and color, combined with information can be beautiful. While I am artistically inclined, I am not formally trained. I am sure that a professional would put me to shame, but here is my best attempt at my second edition of the FRQ and Exam Score infographic. Some features are interactive so accessing from the URL [...]

GAME: Geoguessr

August 19, 2014 // 0 Comments

Geoguessr uses StreetView images that drops the player in a random location and challenges them to work out where they are. Highly addictive and a lot of [...]

GAME: TravelPod Travel IQ

August 14, 2014 // 0 Comments

To this day, it remains one of my all-time favorite video games. Not iPad friendly yet as your finger is “too fat” to hone in on one location, best played on a desktop. Click the picture to have a great time [...]

GAMES: Smarty Pins with Google

August 14, 2014 // 0 Comments

This game gives you clues and a zoomed in regional map to drop a pin in the correct location. Some of the clues might be a bit advanced for high school students as they are trivia related, but still fun [...]
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