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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.

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
Challenge finalists
Meet the top 20 finalists competing in the 2021 Challenge National Final

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. 
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
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
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