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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.

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
Andy Fillmore MP on CPAC Route 338 giant floor map

Andy Fillmore, MP for Halifax, poses on CPAC's new Route 338 giant floor map at an event celebrating CPAC's 25th anniversary in Ottawa September 18. A democratic literacy tool created in partnership with The Royal Canadian Geographical Society, the map presents Canada's 338 federal electoral districts and will be available to schools along with free lesson plans. (Photo: Alexandra Pope/Canadian Geographic)

Photo: Alexandra Pope/Canadian Geographic
The Route 338 project includes a giant floor map and educational tools created by The Royal Canadian Geographical Society to help improve Canadians' political literacy 

The Matawa Learning Centre now takes Grade 12 students on a roughly 130 kilometre traditional First Nation’s canoe route from Nabinamik to Webequie, for educational credit. (Photo: Thomas Hall)

Photo: Thomas Hall
Matawa Learning Centre pilots a Grade 12 experiential education course that teaches indigenous youth about water safety and leadership while traveling along traditional canoe routes
Winnipeg teacher showing her students how to use GPS

Sandy Welbergen showing one of her students how to use GPS. (Photo: Sandy Welbergen)

Photo: Sandy Welbergen
Winnipeg teacher organizes geocaching events to teach students about their own neighbourhood
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