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Photography. Video. Graphics. We Have a (Free) Course for That

For 135 years, the National Geographic Society has funded the world’s best and brightest storytellers. This month, as we recognize outstanding storytelling from our past, present and future, we invite educators and learners to join the celebration by enrolling in our Storytelling for Impact courses. Developed in partnership with Adobe, this series of free, self-paced, on-demand courses is designed to teach and inspire. Whether you … Continue reading Photography. Video. Graphics. We Have a (Free) Course for That

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New Travel Opportunities to Inspire Your Students’ Inner Explorer

 People say that traveling changes you. I would say that traveling just makes you more of who you are meant to be. I am so grateful that [National Geographic Explorer] Ami Vitale and our trip leaders cultivated an environment where we could ask questions and grow as both photographers and people. Sarah H., 2017 Prague Photography Workshop This summer, high school students from around the … Continue reading New Travel Opportunities to Inspire Your Students’ Inner Explorer

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Expand Your Global Awareness as a Grosvenor Teacher Fellow

After a two-year hiatus, the Grosvenor Teacher Fellowship will return to host educators aboard Lindblad Expeditions’ voyages for a life-changing, field-based experience. Geography is an approach to understanding and engaging with the world around us. The geographic perspective is at the core of our work at the National Geographic Society. It’s a way of looking at the world, a way of understanding why things are … Continue reading Expand Your Global Awareness as a Grosvenor Teacher Fellow

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Tut at 100: Get to Know the “Boy King” and His Tomb

One hundred years ago this month, the discovery of King Tutankhamun’s tomb in the Valley of the Kings opened a window on ancient Egypt and its fascinating “boy king.” To mark the centennial anniversary of this historic moment, National Geographic has prepared a variety of engaging opportunities to teach and learn about Tut and his world. Beyond King Tut: The Immersive Experience Rewind the clock … Continue reading Tut at 100: Get to Know the “Boy King” and His Tomb

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Remembering Grosvenor Teacher Fellow Tom Kenning

This blog post honors the life and legacy of Tom Kenning, who passed away while rescuing a 17-year-old girl from drowning in Lake Michigan in June. A cherished member of the National Geographic community, Tom Kenning was a middle school social studies teacher at Plato Academy Pinellas Park in Pinellas Park, Florida, U.S., as well as a member of the National Geographic Society’s Grosvenor Teacher … Continue reading Remembering Grosvenor Teacher Fellow Tom Kenning