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Canadian Geographic Education creates classroom materials, runs programs and works with teachers to raise geographic literacy and spark a lifelong curiosity about Canada among the country’s students.

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Student participating in the Adopt a Ship program.

Students show off the swag bags they received from the Canadian Coast Guard as part of their welcome package to the Adopt a Ship program. (Photo: Sean Pollitt)

Photo credit: Sean Pollitt
The Adopt a Ship program took kids on a virtual behind-the-scenes tour with Coast Guard crews and staff

Les élèves montrent leurs pochettes surprises qu’ils ont reçues de la Garde côtière canadienne en tant que composante de leur trousse de bienvenue au programme Adopter un navire. (Photo: Sean Pollitt)

Photo credit: Sean Pollitt
Le programme Adopter un navire a transporté les élèves sur une tournée virtuelle en arrière-scène avec des équipages et du personnel de la Garde côtière. 
Students sitting on Can Geo Education's Indigenous Peoples Atlas of Canada Giant Floor Map.

Students take their learning outside the classroom with Can Geo Education's Indigenous Peoples Atlas of Canada Giant Floor Map. (Photo: Tyrone Power)

Photo: Tyrone Power
Across Canada, teachers are getting creative with their methods and approaches in the classroom to overcome challenges imposed by COVID-19
Manitoba Indigenous educator

Bobbie-Jo Leclair works to give voice to Indigenous Peoples in an authentic way and to ensure that what teachers are doing is appropriate and in alignment with Indigenous worldviews and perspectives. (Photo: Bobbie-Jo Leclair)

Photo: Bobbie-Jo Leclair
Manitoba Indigenous education consultant emphasizes importance of authentic teaching and learning
Alberta outdoor education teacher teaches leadership skills in nature

From cross-country skiing to multi-day overnight trips, Court Rustemeyer takes his students outdoors to cultivate individual confidence, community connections and an appreciation for nature. (Photo: Court Rustemeyer)

Photo: Court Rustemeyer
Alberta outdoor education teacher highlights the importance of nature in building leadership skills among students

Scott Alexander has been teaching for 24 years and believes that educators have to earn the right to teach students by engaging their attention and interest through authentic learning experiences. (Photo: Scott Alexander)

Photo: Scott Alexander
B.C. teacher combines geographical principles with historical events to encourage students to craft stories as part of their learning process
Newfoundland and Labrador teacher sitting in his office

Brad Jones has been teaching for 15 years and has helped to shape the social studies curriculum in Newfoundland and Labrador. (Photo: Brad Jones)

Photo: Brad Jones
Newfoundland teacher challenges students to create their own countries and examine new perspectives in discussions about world issues
On the heels of Computer Science Education Week, we put together a list for how to best integrate coding and computing into everyday teaching
Ocean literacy advocate Diz Glithero

Lisa (Diz) Glithero was recently honoured with the Alex Trebek Medal for Geographic Literacy by The Royal Canadian Geographical Society for her work in geography education, in particular relating to ocean literacy. (Photo: Diz Glithero)

Photo: Diz Glithero
Recipient of the 2020 Alex Trebek Medal for Geographic Literacy shares the importance of increasing ocean literacy in Canada
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