Global Issues

  • AUTHOR: National Geographic Learning
  • CONTRIBUTOR: Andrew J Milson
  • ©2014  | Published
  • Recommended For: Gifted & Talented
  • Grade(s): 6 , 7 , 8 , 9
  • Subject(s): Social Studies

Overview

About the Program

Bringing World Issues into Focus for All Students

The Global Issues series consists of books at three reading levels covering 12 of the most important geographic and environmental issues of our time.

  • Informational text for social studies and language arts classes
  • High-interest topics and dramatic photography
  • eBooks, sound effects, interactive vocabulary, and infographics
  • Three reading levels (on level, below level, and above level) to reach every student

About the Author

AUTHOR
  • National Geographic Learning

CONTRIBUTOR
  • Andrew J Milson

    Andrew Milson is a professor of social science education and geography at the University of Texas at Arlington. He taught middle school history and geography near Dallas, Texas. Andy conducts research on geographic education and the use of geospatial technologies in education. He has published more than 30 articles and is an elected member of the Executive Board of the National Council for Geographic Education. He serves as an associate editor of the Journal of Geography.

    Dr. Milson's monograph is titled Technology in the Geography Classroom.

Products Included

Technology

Technology to engage all students

  • eBooks on an iPad or other device take students visually into the regions they are studying
  • Vocabulary definitions appear when students mouse over a word
  • World maps teach about geography
  • Students can touch and expand photos for more detail