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Goal-Directed Instructional Design Plan for World Geography and Current Events

Goal-Directed Instructional Design Plan for World Geography and Current Events

This is an instructional design plan that seeks to engage students in learning both the placement of every country in the world and current world events. The plan is designed to be implemented throught a semester long class with the objective of having 100% of all students successfully place every country in the world in their proper location on a blank world map by the end of the semester. Along with this, 100% of the students will be able to take a “hot-bed” global issue and demonstrate relevance to their daily lives through a multi-media project and presentation.

This design plan was created as part of an assignment in CEP-811 Adapting Innovative Technologies to Education for my masters program at Michigan State University.


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Rachel Carman
Rachel Carman (Teacher (K-12))
8 years ago

The important of this content for students is supportive for them to grow into well rounded adults. Connecting technology of RSS feeds, online articles, and websites help to make the students aware that the need of geography is a daily lifeskill.

Technical Remarks:

The geography website is appropriate for many abilities since online search and quizzes about geography can be at different levels.    The site was very easy to search through and was fast to load.

Melissa White
Melissa White (Faculty)
9 years ago

Like I said earlier, this is a very interesting lesson! Students should be engaged when doing it.