Back to School with NGS! Explorer Classroom Returns for a New Season

This post was written by Heather Chiles, an Engagement and Marketing Strategy staff member at the National Geographic Society. Dive into What’s New for the 2023-2024 School Year! September is here and class is in session! We’ve gathered interactive resources, programs, and virtual events to make this school year even more inspiring for your students! It’s no secret that educators can uplift, inspire, and encourage … Continue reading Back to School with NGS! Explorer Classroom Returns for a New Season

50 men and women stand on the steps in front of National Geographic headquarters at Hubbard Hall in Washington, D.C.

Meet National Geographic’s 2023 Grosvenor Teacher Fellows

The Grosvenor Teacher Fellowship (GTF) is a professional development opportunity for pre-K–12 educators made possible by a partnership between Lindblad Expeditions and the National Geographic Society.  The 2023 fellows are the first cohort to be selected since the COVID-19 pandemic began. This year’s Grosvenor Teacher Fellowship class is made up of 50 exemplary educators, representing everything from the visual arts to Spanish, psychology, career and … Continue reading Meet National Geographic’s 2023 Grosvenor Teacher Fellows

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24 Fourth Graders + a National Geographic Explorer = Magic

Educator Sharee Barton wrote this post. In the spring of last year, National Geographic Explorer Rosa Vásquez Espinoza stood behind a tree in Yellowstone National Park, waiting to surprise 24 fourth-grade students with whom she’d been Zooming for several months. Suddenly, a voice yelled “Watch out” and Rosa turned around to see a huge bison walking in her direction. Rosa quickly moved away from the … Continue reading 24 Fourth Graders + a National Geographic Explorer = Magic

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There Are Many Ways to Explore. Just Ask These 10 Trailblazing Educators

Throughout the ups and downs of the past year, educators persevered and focused on inspiring learners’ curiosity and exploration, even as they themselves were navigating uncharted territory. As we look back on 2021, their optimism and dedication make us hopeful about what lies ahead in education. Here are just 10 of the countless exploration-minded educators who made an impact on young people, their fellow educators, and the planet over the past year. Continue reading There Are Many Ways to Explore. Just Ask These 10 Trailblazing Educators

In Conversation: A Both/And from the Classroom

As many educators navigate a new school year, we want to remind ourselves and our community of the ongoing complexity and nuance that awaits us on this horizon. So we are sharing some of the #BothAndStories from educators who shared with us to create a space for reflection on all that the last year has brought to you, your students, your communities. We hope to honor the past as we all begin to look ahead. Continue reading In Conversation: A Both/And from the Classroom