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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.

Mrs. Henderson's Grade 8 class at Dr. Roy Wilson Learning Centre in Medicine Hat are the winners of the 2018 Canada's Coolest School Trip competition

Mrs. Henderson's Grade 8 class at Dr. Roy Wilson Learning Centre in Medicine Hat are the winners of the 2018 Canada's Coolest School Trip competition. (Photo: Susan Guerra, Medicine Hat Public School Division)

Photo: Susan Guerra, Medicine Hat Public School Division
Grade 8 students from Alberta's Dr. Roy Wilson Learning Centre have won an all-expenses-paid trip to southern Ontario
Social Studies teacher Helen Smith-MacPhail

Social studies teacher Helen Smith-MacPhail, pictured in Gatineau, Que. with the Canadian Parliament in the background, focuses on democracy and the meaning of citizenship in her classroom. (Photo courtesy Helen Smith-MacPhail)

Photo courtesy Helen Smith-MacPhail
Charlottetown, P.E.I. teacher uses her city's storied past and experiential programs as a jumping-off point for lessons about civics and democracy 
Google Earth Voyager Jill Heinerth Story

Google Earth Voyager follows the career of underwater explorer Jill Heinerth, with each panel taking the reader to different expedition locations. (Photo: Google Earth Voyager)

Photo: Google Earth Voyager
Canadian Geographic celebrates the exploration and conservation work of RCGS Explorer-in-Residence Jill Heinerth in a new Google Earth Voyager story
Students from Katie Bartlett’s Grade 4 class at Topsail Elementary in Conception Bay South, N.L., check out Can Geo Education's new Giant Floor Map of their province at Manuels River Hibernia Interpretation Centre on March 2.

Students from Katie Bartlett’s Grade 4 class at Topsail Elementary in Conception Bay South, N.L., check out Can Geo Education's new Giant Floor Map of their province at Manuels River Hibernia Interpretation Centre on March 2. (Photo courtesy Manuels River)

Photo courtesy Manuels River
Crowdfunded by Fellows of The Royal Canadian Geographical Society, the new teaching tool is the first provincial map of its kind
Geography teacher Steve Cope biked across most of Europe and Asia

Steve Cope, pictured here in Pakistan, once biked across much of Europe and Asia. He infuses his love of travel and the outdoors into his teaching, taking students on field trips where they can apply their classroom learning to real-life situations. (Photo courtesy Steve Cope)

Photo courtesy Steve Cope
Ontario teacher who biked across two continents inspires students through travel and fieldwork
Groundbreaking new educational resource coming this spring
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
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