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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.

RCGS Fellows

RCGS Fellows Russell Clark (pictured) and Trisha Stovel recently launched Beneath BC, an online project aimed at making underwater B.C., and eventually all of Canada, better known to Canadians. Read on to see what a few of the Society’s other Fellows are working on this year. (Photo: Russell Clark)

(Photo: Russel Clarke)
From documenting rock-hewn churches in Ethiopia to sonar-scanning B.C. waters for steam-era shipwrecks, see what just a few of the RCGS’s more than 1,000 Fellows are working on in 2018
Geography teacher Tina Clarke

Tina Clarke teaches human geography and advanced placement geography for Grades 11 and 12 at Kelowna Secondary School in British Columbia. (Photo courtesy Tina Clarke)

Photo courtesy Tina Clarke
High school geography teacher Tina Clarke emphasizes the importance of critical thinking and analysis 
Geography teacher Steve Wohlmuth in front of a world map

Steve Wohlmuth teaches senior-level geography classes at Central Kings Rural High School in Cambridge, N.S. (Photo courtesy Steve Wohlmuth)

Photo credit: Steve Wohlmuth
A high school teacher in rural Nova Scotia, Wohlmuth encourages his students to think globally
Google Earth Voyager Residential Schools Story

The Residential School story on Google Earth Voyager takes the reader to different locations across Canada that help put this traumatic history in geographical context. (Photo: Google Earth Voyager)

Photo: Google Earth Voyager
As the first Canadian organization to launch a story with Google Earth Voyager, Canadian Geographic, with the support of the National Centre for Truth and Reconciliation, offers an in-depth look at the residential school system
Google Earth Voyager Residential Schools Story

L’histoire des pensionnats autochtones sur Google Earth Voyager transporte le lecteur en divers sites du Canada qui lui permettent de situer cette page tragique de l’histoire dans son contexte géographique. (Photo: Google Earth Voyager)

Photo: Google Earth Voyager
Première organisation canadienne à inscrire un contenu sur Google Earth Voyager, Canadian Geographic propose, en collaboration avec le Centre national pour la vérité et la réconciliation, une description approfondie du système des pensionnats autochtones.
Kelly Choy, Canadian Geographic Education regional representative

Kelly Choy is Canadian Geographic Education's newest regional representative. (Photo: Tanya Kirnishni/Canadian Geographic)

Photo: Tanya Kirnishni/Canadian Geographic
Yukon teacher Kelly Choy puts textbook concepts into practice with classroom fieldwork

Homeward Bound's inaugural voyage in 2016 aboard the MV Ushuaia. (Photo: Deborah Pardo)

Photo: Deborah Pardo
Dr. Catherine Sorbara is the sole Canadian participating in Homeward Bound 2018, an annual three-week-long expedition in Antarctica aimed at bolstering women leaders in STEMM
Geography, Olympiad, Quebec City, education

Quebec City is set to host the International Geography Olympiad in August 2018. (Photo: Datch78/Wikimedia Commons)

Photo: Datch78/Wikimedia Commons
This will be the first time Canada has entered a team into the competition, which is being hosted in Quebec City next August
Saskatchewan teacher uses Indigenous land-based approach in her classroom

Saskatchewan teacher Sekwun Ahenakew emphasizes the importance of getting students out of the classroom and onto the land.

Photo credit: Sekwun Ahenakew
Ahenakew, a Saskatchewan First Nations teacher and traditional dancer, takes her students out onto the land

Paula Huddy-Zubkowski working with her students to map their school garden. (Photo courtesy Paula Huddy-Zubkowski)

Photo courtesy Paula Huddy-Zubkowski
Huddy, a Calgary teacher, encourages her young students to tackle big ideas
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