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Teaching Geography: Workshop 2

Latin America

Programs and Activities

This workshop explores the region of Latin America, featuring case studies on Guatemala and Ecuador with accompanying commentary and classroom segments.

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There are several options for planning your professional development. Check the program grid below and decide how much time you have to spend and whether you will be viewing Teaching Geography on videotape or broadcast live. (Find out when this program is broadcast on the Annenberg Channel, or how to purchase it on video.)

You can receive graduate credit only if you take all eight workshops and follow the requirements for a two-hour session. Find out more about graduate credit.

Viewing Real-Time Broadcast (Two-Hour Session): Watch the full program, then do each of the activities below.

Viewing Videotapes (One Two-Hour or Two One-Hour Sessions): Watch each video segment listed below, then do the related activity. If you can only meet for an hour, do Part 1 as one session and Part 2 as another. Please complete Part 1 before doing Part 2.

All times are approximate Viewing Real-Time Broadcast Viewing Videotapes
Watch the full program, then do each of the activities below. Watch each video segment listed below, pausing after each one to do the related activity.
Watch full program 58 minutes  
Do Getting Ready 1:
How's Your Mental Map?
15 minutes 15 minutes

Watch Latin America Part 1:
Guatemala and Mexico: Population Migration
Transcript

  29 minutes
Do Going Further 1:
Migration Inquiry
15 minutes 15 minutes
Do Getting Ready 2:
What Do You Know About Volcanoes?
15 minutes 15 minutes
Watch Latin America Part 2:
Ecuador: Preventing Tragedy Through Understanding Geography
Transcript
  29 minutes
Do Going Further 2:
Adaptive Teaching Strategies
15 minutes 15 minutes

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Note: Readings are not included here. These should be completed prior to the workshop session. See Before You Watch for more information.