I've been teaching kids how to use GIS mapping tools for 3 years, and I've been teaching for 13. Which means I've been teaching longer than my students have been alive! *gulp* ;)
I love guided inquiry, hands-on experiences, and solving real-world problems. Kids love these experiences, too!
National Geographic Educator 2019 T3G Educator 2019 (Teachers Teaching Teachers GIS) Best teacher ever mug 2014 Teacher of the year 2008 (at my little public school in Birmingham, AL) Favorite teacher of about 900 kids and counting! :)
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I teach at the French American International School in Portland, Oregon, where kids are happy, teachers are good-looking, and all our middle schoolers are above-average. ;)