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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.

British Columbia teacher won Prime Minister’s Award for Teaching Excellence

Craig Brumwell, pictured here at Salt Spring Island, teaches Grade 10 and 11 social studies and Grade 12 geography at Kitsilano Secondary School in Vancouver.

Photo credit: Craig Brumwell
Vancouver teacher emphasizes the importance of supporting students in leading their own inquiry learning
Indigenous Peoples Atlas of Canada, teacher's guide and Giant Floor Map launch

RCGS CEO John Geiger (far left) speaks at the Indigenous Peoples Atlas of Canada's teacher's guide launch alongside (from left to right) MP Robert-Falcon Ouellette, Canadian Heritage Minister Pablo Rodriguez, ITK President Natan Obed, Métis National Council President Clément Chartier and Assembly of First Nations' Valerie Galley. (Photo: Ben Powless/Canadian Geographic)

Photo: Ben Powless/Canadian Geographic
First Nations, Métis and Inuit leaders gather on Parliament Hill for the launch of the Indigenous Peoples Atlas of Canada's Giant Floor Map and teacher's guide, now available across the country
Michelle Harvey

Michelle Harvey always tell her students, “I just want you to be a good human.” She emphasizes having respect for the opinions of others and the need to back up opinion with facts. (Photo credit: Fran Saler)

Photo credit: Fran Saler
Manitoba teacher focuses on instilling empathy and self-awareness in her students, encouraging them to reach and make connections in their community
women on a bridge looking into a forest

The Nature Conservancy of Canada's ongoing panel discussions explore our complicated relationship with nature. (Photo: Pixabay)

Photo: Pixabay
Experts tackle our difficult relationship with nature in panel discussions hosted by Nature Conservancy of Canada 
Newfoundland teacher

Clode Sound in Terra Nova National Park is a popular stop for Sarah Oakley and her family when they travel around Newfoundland.

Photo credit: Sarah Oakley
Newfoundland teacher focuses on bringing empathy into her classroom and an appreciation for different points of view
Thunder Bay teacher teaches about water conservation

Peter Cameron, pictured here at Quetico Provincial Park in northern Ontario, wants his students to view learning as an adventure.

Photo: Peter Cameron
Thunder Bay, Ont. teacher encourages students to make a difference through engagement with local and virtual community
Team Canada International Geography Olympiad 2018

Team Canada made a strong showing in their first-ever International Geography Olympiad, picking up four individual medals and a silver medal in the group poster competition. The team, left to right: Janet Ruest (team leader), Ben Woodward, Zhongtian Wang, Malhaar Moharir, Jack Cheng, Mike Farley (team leader). (Photo: Sara Black/Canadian Geographic)

Photo: Sara Black/Canadian Geographic
Team Canada claimed two silver and three bronze medals at the global geography competition held in Quebec City
Google Earth Voyager Indigenous Cultural Heritage Story

Each story panel features photographs and videos about a particular tradition, linking it to a relevant geographical location seen from above or street-view.

Canadian Geographic Education offers a new multimedia educational resource centred on Indigenous content

The four members of Team Canada (left to right: Jack Cheng, Malhaar Moharir, Zhongtian Wang and Ben Woodward) dropped by the headquarters of The Royal Canadian Geographical Society in Ottawa en route to the International Geography Olympiad in Quebec City. (Photo: Javier Frutos/Canadian Geographic)

Photo: Javier Frutos/Canadian Geographic
For the first time, four Canadian high school students are competing in the global geography competition 
Marie-Pierre Provencher

Marie-Pierre Provencher at the top of Ben Nevis, the highest point in the British Isles at 1,344 meters above sea level. (Photo courtesy Marie-Pierre Provencher)

Photo courtesy Marie-Pierre Provencher
Quebec teacher uses her school's proximity to the St. Lawrence River to engage students in water issues 
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