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Teaching and homeschooling resources to help teach others about geography can be found in this fantastic collection of resources.

How To Make Geography Come Alive
A geography teacher in South Africa reflects on his best practices.

Geographic Education Revival
The future of geography looks bright; find out why with your About.com Guide to Geography.

Making the Case for Geography in our Schools - A Commentary
A commentary on the state of geographic education in the schools of the United States by geographer Christina Salas.

Geography Awareness Week - Information About Geography Awareness Week
An overview of Geography Awareness Week and its annual focus for geographic education, from your About.com Guide to Geography.

Geography Classroom Game
A useful teaching resource and classroom game to teach students the globe.

Five Themes of Geography
The five themes of geography provide a framework for teaching geography; they include location, place, human-environment interaction, movement, and region.

National Geography Standards
The National Geography Standards provide eighteen core standards that should be understood by a geographically informed person.

Daily Lesson Plan
A nice collection of geography-themed lesson plans from the New York Times.

Early Childhood: Where Learning Begins Geography
This resource from the U.S. Department of Education focuses on geographic education for children aged two to five.

Lesson Plans
A plethora of lessons from National Geographic; organized by grade levels and by the 18 Geography Standards.

Remapping Geographic Education
This well-written 1992 article by the Geographer of the U.S. State Department, William B. Wood, focuses on some tips for bringing geography back into the classroom.

The Importance of Teaching Global Education in the Classroom
Learn about the value and importance of teaching about international cultures and peoples in the classroom, from the About.com Geography GuideSite.

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