We are now giving students the tools to make them better explorers. With National Geographic's high-quality education resources, our students will gain reading, writing, and story-telling skills along with knowledge of science and exploration.
What is National Geographic:National Geographic Magazine teaches kids about the world and how it works, empowering them to succeed and to make it a better place.
Students will learn
- National Geographic for Kids articles reading skills
- to determine central ideas and themes
- to write a reflection on an article with supportive pieces of evidence
- to write an article as a journalist in a formal format
- how to research reliable sources, and how to cite
- facts of different subjects, such as Biology, Geography, Physical Geography, etc.
- and much more!
Time: 3:10-5:10 P.M. ET
Date: Monday-Friday, 6/28-7/2/2021 (week 3)
Grade: Grade 5 - Grade 8
Class size: 6-8
Standard: Common Core State Standards
Online Course Requirements
Mac, PC, Tablet, or Phone
Stable internet connection with access to Zoom Video Conference
Assorted Office Stationery
Mary L. B.
College Professor, Federal Government Senior Executive Officer
Mary Bauer is a college professor who also enjoys working with younger students. She is an adjunct professor of writing, business communication (a course that culminates in a Shark Tank competition!), and English at Aquinas College in Grand Rapids, Michigan. She previously taught literature, writing,
Catholic studies and French at Sacred Heart University in Fairfield, Connecticut and continues to teach some courses remotely for this institution.
Mary’s work with younger children includes conducting a “Kids Choir” for Big Brother Big Sister and coaching students in research and public speaking skills at a summer camp for Capitol Debate. She also teaches business communication to high school students under a dual enrollment program with Aquinas College.
A retired federal government senior executive officer, Mary has briefed Cabinet officials and Congressional committees. She has extensive experience in leadership development and improving
She was awarded an Academics for Creative Teaching Grant for the academic year 2016-17 and a Mini-Grant for the 2019-2020 academic year.