Exploring Geography With a Global Focus: A Homeschooling Perspective
Welcome back to Making Everyday Magic! I’m Shanna, and if you’re new here, we’re a homeschooling family of four, dedicated to providing our children with a well-rounded education. Today, I want to delve into the topic of geography with a global focus and share how we incorporate it into our homeschool curriculum.
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The Importance of a Global Perspective
In an increasingly interconnected world, teaching our children about their role in a global community is paramount. Geography plays a vital role in shaping their understanding of different cultures, societies, and environmental issues. By embracing a global perspective, we empower our children to become informed and responsible global citizens.
Introducing Geography With Evan-Moor World Sharpeners
One invaluable resource we’ve incorporated into our homeschooling journey is the Evan-Moor World Sharpeners geography workbooks. These workbooks offer a comprehensive and engaging approach to studying geography, covering essential concepts with a global focus.
You can find Skill Sharpeners Linked HERE as well as the Timberdoodle kits that include them
Features of Evan-Moor World Sharpeners
– Secular Curriculum: As a secular homeschooling family, we appreciate curriculum options that are non-religious and inclusive of diverse perspectives. The Evan-Moor World Sharpeners workbooks align perfectly with our educational values.
– Interactive Activities: The workbooks feature a variety of interactive activities, including reading passages, map skills exercises, hands-on projects, and critical thinking tasks. These activities keep learning engaging and reinforce key concepts effectively.
– Global Focus: One of the standout features of the Evan-Moor workbooks is their global perspective. They cover geographical regions, cultures, and environmental issues from around the world, helping children develop a broader understanding of global interconnectedness.
-Easy To Use: We complete one page or activity a day and easily finish the workbook within our normal 32-week school year.
Incorporating Geography Into Our Homeschool Routine
We typically allocate a portion of our homeschooling week to geography studies using the Evan-Moor workbooks. Each day, our children complete a page or two of activities, covering different geographical topics. From learning about continents and oceans to exploring cultural diversity, these workbooks provide a well-rounded geography curriculum.
Conclusion: Empowering Global Learners
In conclusion, incorporating geography with a global focus into our homeschool curriculum has been immensely rewarding. Through resources like the Evan-Moor World Sharpeners workbooks, we’re able to provide our children with a comprehensive understanding of the world around them.
If you’re looking to enrich your homeschooling journey with a global perspective, I highly recommend exploring resources like Evan-Moor. They offer quality curriculum materials designed to inspire curiosity and foster a love for learning about the world. Thanks to Timberdoodle for including this amazing resource in their Nonreligious Curriculum Kits!
I hope you found this exploration of geography in homeschooling helpful and informative. Don’t forget to check out Evan-Moor World Sharpeners and other fantastic resources to enhance your homeschool curriculum. Until next time, happy homeschooling!