Learning to "do" High School can often be a demanding challenge.
The most complete information regarding the way the class works is in the "Course Overview" below.
What habits of mind do I need to be an analytical thinker?
Turning mush into a mind!
VIDEO LINK: In order to deeply understand an issue in the social sciences, a learner must, at least at the beginning, break the information down in to manageable "chunks". In world studies such as World Geography and World History, we most commonly use maps, time periods and units of analysis, (categories). This excellent video from The Annenberg Trust does a great job of explaining this process. Click here to go to the page. The video link is in the lower left corner of the page, (you must have Adobe Flash player enabled).
For our introduction to Human Geography, we will utilize the textbook, McDougal-Littell World Geography chapter four (4). Every student was issued one of these at the beginning of the year and it should be in a handy location at home.
United Nations, Human Development Data