Recently, National Geographic Education moderated a Twitter chat to discuss ways that we could convince policy makers to take geography education more seriously. Here are some of the things we talked about: What is the state of geography education where you live? Is it a priority? Is it inadequate? Have you had any success lobbying for increased funding or programs for geography education? How do … Continue reading #GeoEdChat: How Can We Convince Policy Makers That Geography Education is Important?
Geography Awareness Week may be over for this year, but with your help we can keep the momentum going! Please, continue to spread the word that geography education is critical for our kids. And if you haven’t done so, tell your legislators that you support geography in schools. (Our form makes it easy.) Don’t forget about these fun (and free) ways to keep the excitement … Continue reading Keep the Excitement (and Learning) Going