Posts Tagged ‘geography’

Recipe for a world geography co-op

Friday, June 1st, 2012 by by

Many people have told me how much they hated geography when studying it in school as kids. I’m always rather shocked; nerd that I was (ummm…..am), I always thought geography was awesome! History and economics and political science, blah blah blah, not so much, but places and the stuff that goes on there? And maps? Heck yes! When our homeschool group was deciding on the last co-op class of the year, I couldn’t get geography out of my mind. What purpose does learning about Bolivia serve when kids (and adults) don’t have a clue where Bolivia is? So I set out to create a world geography class to accommodate 19 kids ranging in age from 3 to 12, and I’ll show you how you can do it for your co-op (or even just your own kids), too.

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