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America – The Freedom to Be

America – The Freedom to Be was a thirteen-part German educational television series teaching the English language with an American and Canadian theme. Produced by WDR, the program is an extension of its Fast Track English series.

AP Human Geography

Advanced Placement Human Geography is an Advanced Placement social studies course that studies human geography. The test is administered by College Board. This college-level course introduces students to the systematic study of patterns and processes that have shaped human understanding, use, and alteration of Earths surface. Students employ spatial concepts and landscape analyses to analyze human social organization and its environmental consequences. They also learn about the methods and tools geographers use in their science and practice.

Five themes of geography

The five themes of geography is an educational tool for teaching geography. Adopted in 1984 by the Association of American Geographers, those five themes were published in the NCGE/AAG publication Guidelines for Geographic Education, Elementary, and Secondary Schools. Most American geography and social studies classrooms have adopted the five themes in teaching practices.

International Geography Olympiad

The International Geography Olympiad is an annual competition for 16- to 19-year-old geography students from all over the world. Students chosen to represent their countries are some of the best, chosen from thousands of students who participate enthusiastically in their own National Geography Olympiads. iGeo tests the abilities of every participant in spatial patterns and processes. The iGeo consists of three parts: a written test, a multimedia test and a substantial fieldwork exercise requiring observation, leading to cartographic representation and geographical analysis. The programme a ...