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NAEYC Conference: A Reminder on the Importance of Books and Play

This past weekend, I was lucky enough to be a part of the National Association for the Education of Young… Read more »

Climate Crisis Inequities: A Teachable Moment from the UN Talks

Imagine that you lived in a small island nation in the South Pacific, like Nauru or Vanuatu. For you, the… Read more »

Geography Awareness Week and PopEd: A Perfect Pair

This week, November 17th– 23rd, marks the 25th annual Geography Awareness Week – a campaign organized by National Geographic aimed… Read more »

Why Plan a Population Ed In-Service?

With so many Population Ed materials on-line and at your fingertips, you might wonder what you and your fellow educators… Read more »

The “Dot” Video: Simulating two thousand years of population growth in seven minutes

The World Population Video is one of Population Education’s signature teaching tools, simulating the history of population growth over the… Read more »

A closer look at the global challenges from the World of 7 Billion student video contest

Hopefully, you’ve already thought about how you will incorporate the World of 7 Billion student video contest into your classes.… Read more »

How can you make Population Education lessons locally relevant?

Last week, I presented six workshops at three universities in northern Utah – Weber State University, Utah Valley University, and… Read more »

Using flower pots and seeds to simulate population density for young learners

As we posted last week, no classroom is too young to talk about population issues. Crowding Can Be Seedy takes… Read more »

What is the Global Gender Gap?

Whether it’s Saudi women protesting for the right to drive cars or a Pakistani girl (Malala) speaking out for girls’… Read more »

How can we teach population to early childhood students?

At first glance, it may seem that population issues are too complex to teach to students in grades K-2. Not… Read more »