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  • Geography Supplements Daryl Johnson Northern Wisconsin District February 13 th, 2014
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  • About me Graduated MLC in 2000. Graduated MLC in 2000. Taught 4 th 8 th at Lord of Life in Friendswood, Texas from 2000 - 2004 Taught 4 th 8 th at Lord of Life in Friendswood, Texas from 2000 - 2004 Since 2004, Ive been teaching 5 th & 6 th grade Social Studies/Geography @ Trinity Lutheran School in Brillion. Since 2004, Ive been teaching 5 th & 6 th grade Social Studies/Geography @ Trinity Lutheran School in Brillion. I am NOT an expert on geography, but Im trying to make experts out of my kids. I am NOT an expert on geography, but Im trying to make experts out of my kids.
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  • Objectives Give you FREE, useful internet supplements to enhance your students learning of geography. Give you FREE, useful internet supplements to enhance your students learning of geography. Help you and your students realize that learning geography can be fun. Help you and your students realize that learning geography can be fun. Allow you to sample some of these websites during the presentation. Allow you to sample some of these websites during the presentation.
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  • www.lizardpoint.com Points-based testing (three attempts to get answer correct) Points-based testing (three attempts to get answer correct) Points reduce each time you get one wrong. Points reduce each time you get one wrong. Land names are given. Land names are given. Good for keeping track of percentage correct. Good for keeping track of percentage correct. Can do practice, test, and strict test mode. Can do practice, test, and strict test mode. Gives details of results (printable) Gives details of results (printable) Does have other games (math, flags of the world, political, etc.) Does have other games (math, flags of the world, political, etc.)
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  • www.sheppardsoftware.com Tests on states, countries, capitals, landforms Tests on states, countries, capitals, landforms Land names are given. Land names are given. Works in phases (tutorial, beginner, intermediate, expert, cartographer, explorer, geographer, master geographer) Works in phases (tutorial, beginner, intermediate, expert, cartographer, explorer, geographer, master geographer) Gives overall percentage correct, lists items that need to be reviewed Gives overall percentage correct, lists items that need to be reviewed Gives the time it took to take the test. Gives the time it took to take the test. It does have many other games. It does have many other games.
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  • www.sporcle.com Tests students using a time limit. Tests students using a time limit. Tests can be in map or list form. Tests can be in map or list form. Land names not given and spelling does count. Land names not given and spelling does count. When time is up, it reveals unanswered portions. When time is up, it reveals unanswered portions. Quizzes are on every subject imaginable. Quizzes are on every subject imaginable. You can create an account and compete against other users. You can create an account and compete against other users. Users can create their own quizzes. Users can create their own quizzes.
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  • Questions? Thanks for coming!!!!