Geography Awareness week has officially begun! For the next 7 days, we at National Geographic Education are excited to bring you extra content, blog posts, contests, and more in celebration of this spectacular week. As we begin to gear up, I have to warn you that the My Wonderful World blog is going to be taken over by great guest bloggers from all over the … Continue reading 4th annual blog-a-thon has begun!
Geography has long been recognized as a “core academic subject” in federal education legislation. However, unlike all the other core academic subjects, including history, civics, economics, foreign languages and the arts, there is no dedicated federal funding stream to advance geography education. As a result, our nation is facing a crisis in geographic literacy that is jeopardizing our global competitiveness, our position of diplomatic leadership, … Continue reading Make a difference in Geography Education in under 1 minute!
We’ve just added a new blog to our ‘roll: GeoCarta. GeoCarta features articles relating to topics of surveying, mapping (cartography), navigation, and geotechnologies. Examples of recent post titles include: “Mapping Minefields in Angola ,” “Self-Driving Auto Navigates Streets of San Francisco ” “GPS System Vulnerable to Fake Signals “and “Welsh Hikers Make Mountain out of Hill .” One of the stories I found most interesting, … Continue reading MWW Has a New Friend: GeoCarta Blog