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Recent Work Information:
Adjunct Associate Professor - Geography UMSL Aug. 2000 - Present
Coordinator of Assessment and Data Collection - Fontbonne U. Oct. 04 - Oct. 07
Four-Year Scholarship to St. Louis U. 1960-64My InterestsWhat New Teachers Need to Learn
Teaching Responsibilities:
Teach Geography 1001: Introduction to Geography (UMSL)
Teach Geography 1002: World Regions (UMSL)
Teach Geography 2001: Cultural Geography -  (UMSL)
Taught EDU 316: Technolgy Practicum (Fontbonne University)

Developed and introduced Geog 2001 and online sections of Geog 1001 and Geog 1002
UMSL Departments:

Economics/Geography Department - University of Missouri at St. Louis - SSB408
Center for Economic Education - University of Missouri at St. Louis
Woodrow Wilson Fellowship & Indiana U. New Student Fellowship - 1965My Educational Creed

(A statement of beliefs)
How Exemplary Computer-Using
Teachers Differ From Other Teachers: Implications for Realizing the Potential of Computers in Schools

HotChalk Lesson Plans Page
Bachelor's Degree Magna Cum Laude - St. Louis University - Geography major -
Minors in history and education - February 1965
Master's Degree - Indiana University - Geography - August 1966
Additional coursework: Washington U. UMSL, Truman State, Southeast Missouri State University, S.I.U. Edwardsville, Central Missouri State University, and San Diego University

Book:  Prayers, Poems, and Ponderings, (c) 1994 Resources for Educators PageScholastic Teaching Resources

A to Z Teacher Stuff

Teachers.Net Lesson Plans
Professional Biographical Information:
Taught social studies in the Ferguson-Florissant school district - 1966-2000
Taught geography at St. Charles Community College -- 1988-1990
Taught a graduate geography course for Webster University -- 1999
Taught Adult Basic Education (GED) at night for 35 years

Advisory Committee: Ritenour Adult Education & Literacy Program - 2008 - Present
Advisory Committee: Ferguson-Florissant A+ Program - 2000 - Present
Planning Committee: Regional Teaching and Technology Conference - UMSL 2003-2012
Article: Letter Writing: Creative Vehicle to Higher-Leval Thinking  JA Naumann Jr - Social Education 1991Education Related Books PageThe Teacher's Corner

Lesson Plan Central

Lesson PlanZ

Teacher Created Resources

Free Internet Tools for Teachers

Brainy Betty - MS Word Templates
Current Projects
*Revising PowerPoint presentations for my classes.
*Introducing the use of I>Clicker in classroom sections of courses.
*Expanding my web pages and coordinating them with MyGateway (BlackBoard)
*Preparing a second book of spiritual writings for possible publication.
Article: When the Community Becomes the Teaching Ground. JA Naumann - Educational Leadership 1980Interested in information about online degree programs?  This site may be helpful: Shambles Lesson Plans

MS Word Templates - Elementary Education

For Lessonn

School Express
If you visit my office, I hope you find it a friendly, inviting place.

Article: Out-of-School Learning Class Proves Valuable. JA Naumann & J Reidy - NASSP Bulletin, 1984 Free MS Word Templates - resume, etc.
Thinkfinity - free lesson plans

Mr. Don.Org (Fantastic Resources)

Federal Resources for Educational Excellence - Secondary Education
Travel is a Fantastic Educational Opportunity!

The Ultimate Lesson Plan Guide

Lesson Planet
New links in the section to the rigth of this section thanks to Katie Cook
Lesson Plans for Teachers (including Geography)

Geography Games

Stop Disasters Game

Home Emergency Disaster Safety

Earthquake Recovery Guide Natural Disaster Guide

Safety During Earthquakes

Emergency Preparedness in School

Teach Emergency Preparedness in the Classroom

Additional Information Relevant to UMSL Geography Courses
Contact Information
Fall Office Hours
Spring Office Hours
Summer Office Hours
If you are one of my students and have any concerns, plaese contact me.  You will get the fastest response from e-mail:
Office Phone: 314-516-4147
Economics/Geography Dept Office Phone 314-516-5353 (leave a message with the Administrative Associate)
Fax: 314-516-5352
Mailbox in SSB 408
Snail Mail:
Prof. Joseph Naumann
University of Missouri St. Louis
One University Boulevard
SSB 408
St. Louis, MO 63121

Office: Tower 303
Mon. 6:30-7:30 AM and 11:00 AM - 1:00 PM.

Tues. 3-5 PM

Wed. 6:30-
7:30 AM

Thurs. 8:30 AM - 5:00 PM

Other times by appointment
Mon. 6:30-7:30 AM and 9:30 AM - NOON.

Tues. 3-5 PM

Wed. 6:30-
7:30 AM

Thurs. 8:30 AM - 5:00 PM

Other times by appointment
For the weeks in which the Course is offered:
Monday: 8:30-12:30 PM

Tuesday: 8:30-12:30 PM

Thursday: 8:30-12:30 PM

Other times by appointment