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Intro to E-Learning

Greetings! This blog post is meant as a tentative first step into this new world of e-learning. This week, classes will resume at Harrisburg South Middle School, in a new online format. I wanted to share a quick update to help you (hopefully) wrap your mind around what learning will look like for the next […]

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Geography

Unit Introduction: The 5 Themes of Geography

This year in Geography, we’ll be traveling around the world, learning as much as we can about our diverse and ever-changing world. Before we can start to study Geography in depth, however, we first need to understand the framework through which we’ll study the countries. That’s why we start off the year with a unit […]

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Geography

Geography Recap: Monday, May 14

RECAP: What we learned: Today we learned about the European Union, the ways in which it acts like a government, and the ways in which it works together as an economic union. Classwork: We discussed the EU as a class, then began a worksheet looking at the implications of the banking crisis on the EU. Homework: Complete The […]

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Geography

Geography Recap: Week of May 7

RECAP: What we learned: This week, we’ve been looking at how geography changes, through the lens of changing borders in Europe, and through the lens of altered habitats at the zoo Classwork: At the start of the week, we looked at changes in Europe’s borders associated with World Wars. We then made maps of Europe from different […]