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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.

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
British Columbia teacher won Grosvenor Fellowship Trip

Kristen Gill, on her Grosvenor Fellowship Trip with National Geographic, shared her experiences travelling around the United Kingdom with her students back home through a blog. (Photo: Kristen Gill)

Photo: Kristen Gill
British Columbia teacher encourages younger students to think big and ask questions about global issues
Ontario teacher diving with sharks

Joe Grabowski translated his passion for the outdoors and conservation into an interactive learning experience for students. (Photo: Joe Grabowski/Steve Morarash)

Photo credit: Joe Grabowski/Steve Morarash
Ontario teacher is connecting classrooms to the most remote places on earth
Indigenous Peoples Atlas of Canada, RCGS, 50 Sussex Dr., Mélanie Joly, Minister of Canadian Heritage, Inuit, First Nations, Métis

Partners in the Indigenous Peoples Atlas of Canada project outside 50 Sussex Dr. Left to right: Natan Obed, President of Inuit Tapiriit Kanatami; Mélanie Joly, Minister of Canadian Heritage; Ry Moran, director of the National Centre for Truth and Reconciliation; Marc LeClair of the Métis National Council; Roberta Jamieson, president and CEO of Indspire; John Geiger, CEO of the RCGS; Deb Schulte, MP for King-Vaughan. (Photo: Matt Zambonin/Canadian Geographic)

Photo: Matt Zambonin/Canadian Geographic
Ambitious multi-platform, Indigenous-led project will be a tool for education and reconciliation 
L’Atlas des peuples autochtones du Canada, SGRC, 50 Promenade Sussex, Mélanie Joly, ministre du Patrimoine canadien, Inuits, Premières Nations et Métis.

Les partenaires du projet de la création de l’Atlas des peuples autochtones du Canada, à l’extérieur du 50, promenade Sussex. De gauche à droite : Natan Obed, président de l’organisation Inuit Tapiriit Kanatami; Mélanie Joly, ministre du Patrimoine canadien; Ry Moran, directeur du Centre national pour la vérité et la réconciliation; Marc LeClair, du Ralliement national des Métis; Roberta Jamieson, présidente et chef de la direction de l’organisation caritative Indspire; John Geiger, chef de la direction de la SGRC; Deborah Schulte, députée de King-Vaughan. (Photo : Matt Zambonin/Canadian Geographic).

Photo: Matt Zambonin/Canadian Geographic
Ce projet multiplateforme et ambitieux, lancé par les peuples autochtones, sera un outil d’éducation et de réconciliation.
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