Geoliteracies and Place-Based Language Learning

Footprints

Footprints serve as a place for educators to become acquainted with different activities related to place-based learning. Each footprint leads to a pedagogically designed lesson plan that encourages students to engage in place-based learning. Our hope is that you leverage the activity and contextualize it as needed to create your own footprint to take your students on an adventure to visit a new place or space.

Noticing on the Go

This activity allows students to recognize and explore their surroundings to dig deeper into linguistic, cultural and social meaning.

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Traveling to Guatemala

This activity is designed to introduce students to the various landscapes that exist within Guatemala, providing an opportunity for cultural comparisons and access to immersive landscapes.

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Food and Culture in Morocco

"It seems that the more places I see and experience, the bigger I realize the word to be. The more I become aware of, the more I realize how relatively little I know of it, how many places I have still to go, how much more there is to learn." -Anthony Bourdain...

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