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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.

Geography teacher

For Ewan Geddes, GIS is an integral part of his classroom. In PD workshops, Geddes encourages other teachers to give it a try by emphasizing that GIS is a tool to explore geography and that it is okay to be learning the software alongside their students as it it can be a collaborative learning experience. (Photo: Ewan Geddes)

Photo credit: Ewan Geddes
Ontario teacher promotes the power of GIS technology in the classroom and beyond
Slide showing photos of the members of the 2021 iGeo Team Canada and their coaches

The students and coaches who represented Canada at the 2021 International Geography Olympiad, which took place virtually from August 10-16.

Each of the four members of Team Canada walked away with a medal following a tough virtual competition
First Peoples' Interactive Map

The First Peoples' Interactive Map has 18 layers and showcases art, culture and language.

The First Peoples' Interactive Map has 18 layers and showcases art, culture and language.
The 18-layer First Peoples' map of BC focuses on language, art and heritage 
Four high school geography students prepare to represent Canada in a virtual global geography competition
Toronto photography teacher
Photo credit: Colin O'Connor
Teacher shares students' photo series reflecting their pandemic experience in Toronto, Ont.
Teacher stands with his students in front of a green wall they've created for the Energy and Environmental Innovation program at the Career and Technology Centre in Calgary

Adam Robb stands with Lauren Elliott (co-teacher) and a group of students (Faline Darling, Claire Storrow, Neha Pattar and Abby Storrowand) studying energy issues in Alberta – ready to attend the Gener8 Summit in Canmore, Alta. (Photo: Adam Robb)

(Photo: Adam Robb)
Alberta teacher encourages students to take on projects that have a real-world impact on their community
Melvin Whiteway. (Photo Credit: Lake Winnipeg Project)

Melvin Whiteway, a Matheson Island fisherman, rises early for the best catch, despite dwindling numbers of fish and other fishermen. (Photo Credit: Lake Winnipeg Project)

Melvin Whiteway. (Photo Credit: Lake Winnipeg Project)
Anishinaabe/Cree filmmaker Kevin Settee centres four short docs around the ingenuity and resilience of communities surrounding Lake Winnipeg 
New Brunswick teacher

Gabrielle Rogers and her colleagues piloted a new course at their school to engage students in critical thinking through interdisciplinary projects. (Photo: Gabrielle Rogers)

Photo: Gabrielle Rogers
New Brunswick teacher shares her school's new approach to teaching students to think critically
Two entomologist pose with their technical equipment and fossil insects

Dr. Stewart Peck (left) in his home office, with microscope always ready for close examination of specimens. (Photo: Jarmila Peck); Dr. Jarmila Peck with her world-class collection of fossil insects that she donated to the Canadian Museum of Nature. (Photo: Dan Smythe).

Photo: Jamila Peck; Dan Smythe
After 50-plus years of fieldwork and education, Drs. Stewart and Jarmila Peck will support the next generation of biodiversity researchers
Howe Sound: Erik Ringsmuth

A view of Howe Sound from the top of the Squamish Chief. (Photo: Erik Ringsmuth)

Howe Sound: Photo by Erik Ringsmuth
The 400-layer map will connect communities, celebrate culture and share data to protect the Howe Sound ecosystem
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