Educator Spotlight: Use ‘Shadow Geography’ to Find Your Place

The following post was written by 2015 Grosvenor Teacher Fellow Jesse Lowes following his expedition to the Galápagos Islands. The Grosvenor Teacher Fellow Program is a professional development opportunity made possible by a partnership between Lindblad Expeditions and National Geographic Education. With its finely indented coastline and unflinching wildlife, the Galápagos is a place that beckons you to look closely and meet it eye-to-eye. Yet, on this day, … Continue reading Educator Spotlight: Use ‘Shadow Geography’ to Find Your Place

Educator Spotlight: How Does Antarctica Measure Up?

The following post was written by 2015 Grosvenor Teacher Fellow Ellie Clin following her expedition to Antarctica. The Grosvenor Teacher Fellow Program is a professional development opportunity made possible by a partnership between Lindblad Expeditions and National Geographic Education. I knew coming back from Antarctica wouldn’t be easy. When I returned to my classroom from my weeks in Antarctica as a Grosvenor Teacher Fellow, it quickly became … Continue reading Educator Spotlight: How Does Antarctica Measure Up?

Galápagos Islands Through the Lens of Color

The following post was written by 2015 Grosvenor Teacher Fellow Rebecca Detrich during her expedition to the Galápagos Islands. The Grosvenor Teacher Fellow Program is a professional development opportunity made possible by a partnership between Lindblad Expeditions and National Geographic Education. (We’re accepting applications now!) Red can be found on the back of a marine iguana, orange on the scales of a lava lizard. Yellow is found … Continue reading Galápagos Islands Through the Lens of Color

Teachers: Unique Professional Development Opportunity Now Open

Calling all teachers—this is the moment you’ve been waiting for! We’re looking for 35 K-12 educators, currently teaching in the U.S. or Canada, to join us in 2016 for an all-expense-paid adventure of a lifetime. This field-based PD experience could take you to the Arctic, Iceland, the Galápagos, Canadian Maritimes, British & Irish Isles, or even Antarctica! Be inspired as former Grosvenor Teacher Fellows tell you what to … Continue reading Teachers: Unique Professional Development Opportunity Now Open

Making Silence in a Noisy World

 The following post was written by 2015 Grosvenor Teacher Fellow Janet Shedd during her expedition to the Galápagos. The Grosvenor Teacher Fellow Program is a professional development opportunity made possible by a partnership between Lindblad Expeditions and National Geographic Education. I hovered above the sea turtle, buoyed by the Pacific Ocean. My breath, amplified by the snorkel tube, was a raspy metronome. Just me and a creature … Continue reading Making Silence in a Noisy World