Nobel Laureates We’d Like To Forget

WORLD Racists, frauds, and misogynists: Meet the rogues’ gallery of Nobel Prize winners. (Nat Geo News) Use our resources to check out less controversial Nobel winners, including Malala Yousafzai, the teenager who won the Nobel Peace Prize last year. Discussion Ideas What is a Nobel Prize? Nobel Prizes are awarded every year by different Swedish and Norwegian committees. Nobel Prizes are considered the most prestigious professional … Continue reading Nobel Laureates We’d Like To Forget

$1 Million Teaching Prize

EDUCATION What makes a Global Teacher Prize finalist? Performing biology songs and dances? Taking field trips to cemeteries? Developing a street-cleaning robot? Setting up a food production business? (Global Teacher Prize) Get a head-start on next year’s $1 million Global Teacher Prize by joining the National Geographic Educator Community! Teachers and future finalists—scroll down for a quick list of key resources, including today’s MapMaker Interactive … Continue reading $1 Million Teaching Prize

The Summer Celebration Continues!

We are honored to have won another prestigious award this month. This time, the My Wonderful World public service announcement (PSA) received a CINE Gold Eagle  prize in the category of PSAs and commercials. A testament to the aesthetic quality and high production standards of the PSA, we are thrilled to join the ranks of former Golden Eagle winners like Steven Spielberg, Ron Howard, Ken … Continue reading The Summer Celebration Continues!

Grassroots Inspiration

The Goldman Environmental Prize was created in 1990 to recognize leaders in the grassroots environmental movement. Each year, one Goldman Prize winner is selected from each region of the world: Africa, Asia, Europe, Islands and Island Nations, North America, and South and Central America. This year’s winners (announced on April 24) include a man who moved to end corruption and illegal forestry in Liberia and … Continue reading Grassroots Inspiration