National Geographic Webinars
Literacy, Science, Social Studies, Project-Based Learning
Tap into students’ natural curiosity about the world around them by creating meaningful learning experiences that challenge students to see, explore, experience and improve their worlds.
SREB and the National Geographic Society teamed up to offer free webinars featuring tools, strategies and resources to inspire the next generation of explorers and problem-solvers. Learn how to plan highly engaging, standards-based instruction in any content area. Then see how you can use the National Geographic Society’s extensive library of lessons, units, activities and supplemental resources like articles, maps, photographs and videos to design rich, exciting opportunities for students to explore their classroom, community and world.
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|Monday, March 7||Literacy
Explore the World Through a Literacy Lens. Inspire your students to become the researchers, critical thinkers and problem-solvers of the future. SREB’s Daniel Rock explains how to scaffold essential reading, writing, listening and speaking skills as you take students on exciting journeys into history, culture, nature and more with the National Geographic Society’s units, lessons, activities and supplemental resources like high-quality articles, photos, videos, maps and infographics
|Monday, March 28||Science
Inspire a Love of Scientific Inquiry. Bring exploration to your classroom with resources from the National Geographic Society. SREB’s Donn Kirkwood and Latonya Bolden show how to make science come alive with instruction and assignments that inspire students to engage with natural or human-designed phenomena in or out of the classroom. Learn how the National Geographic Society’s lessons and activities challenge your students to become observers, questioners and explorers in the schoolyard, the backyard and beyond.
|Monday, April 25||Social Studies
Grow the Leaders of the Future. Create learning experiences that broaden students’ horizons and encourage them to think deeply about who they are and how they can contribute to a better world. SREB’s Quinton Granville and the National Geographic Society’s Fay Gore show how to use the National Geographic Society’s resources to design standards-aligned instruction and assignments that immerse students in analyzing and evaluating social studies themes. Increase awareness of historical, cultural and ecological issues and inspire your students to become the changemakers of the future.
|Wednesday, May 11||Project-Based Learning
Make Connections In and Out of the Classroom. Project-based learning is a powerful pedagogy for helping students connect the knowledge and skills they learn in the classroom with the world around them. SREB’s Leslie Eaves shows how the National Geographic Society’s unit plans offer a starting point for creating PBL units and enriching project-based assignments. See how to cultivate rich, student-centered learning environments that foster inquiry and exploration.