OUR WORLD TODAY: PEOPLE, PLACES, AND ISSUES MAKE THE WORLD AN UNDERSTANDABLE PLACE FOR YOUR STUDENTS With its unique integration of culture, history, economics, government, and geography, Our World Today challenges middle school students to explore the issues and challenges of each region. Co-authored by the National Geographic Society, the program is loaded with motivating activities and the skills, reading strategies, and content that will engage your students. National Geographic cartographers created every map and atlas, so you're assured of pinpoint accuracy. A new and exclusive video program from National Geographic provides stunning visuals and allows students an up-close look at the places they're studying. Features Reading Success is a High Priority - Built-in active reading strategies, such as Foldables(R) Guide to Reading, Reading Checks, and Reading Review, enable all students at all levels to read and understand the program's content. - New and Exclusive! Foldables(R) are innovative, student-made three-dimensional graphic organizers used as reading, assessment, or study tools. Students of any ability can create Foldables, and hands-on experience immerses students in learning.Boehm, Richard G. is the author of 'Our World Today People and Places in a Changing World' with ISBN 9780078273827 and ISBN 007827382X.