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The Simple Power of Mapping with Literature-Based Geography

The autumn I first began Sonlighting, I eagerly read through my Instructor’s Guide, excited to see how literature-based geography would work. But when I reached the section on geography, I read through the instructions again, sure I’d missed something. “Look … Continue reading

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4 Low Cost Tools for Learning Geography the Natural Way

Did you know the average individual knows the locations of only 18 of the world's 193 or so countries? With such poor understanding of political geography, you might question if learning geography even matters today. Do children (and their parents) … Continue reading

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Around the World with Sonlight

Even though I've lived in Colorado since the 1990s, I'm still amused whenever I pass this sign on Interstate 25: Yes, apparently Greenland is in Colorado. But if you need services there you're out of luck. Greenland, Colorado covers 1.3 square … Continue reading

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