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Pick Up Your End-of-Year Energy with Our Professional Development Opportunities

Springtime for teachers can waver between exhaustion and exhilaration. “Interestingly enough,” one educator noted in an ASCD essay on End of the Year Reflections, “I would find myself re-energized and ready to start daydreaming about my next year. What would my students be like? How could I rearrange my room? What new practices could I implement that would totally overhaul and revolutionize my instruction? My … Continue reading Pick Up Your End-of-Year Energy with Our Professional Development Opportunities

Education Summit: Empowering The Next Generation of Planetary Stewards

On Monday, October 29, National Geographic is hosting an Education Summit that will showcase the many ways National Geographic is enhancing teaching and learning in classrooms across the country. The event will feature innovative strategies designed to ignite a spirit of exploration in students and empower them to create a healthier, more sustainable future. With a special focus on Planet or Plastic?—National Geographic’s multiyear effort … Continue reading Education Summit: Empowering The Next Generation of Planetary Stewards

Photo of students courtesy of Josie Herbert, Alta Vista Elementary School

Hang Out with Big Cats Explorers from National Geographic’s Big Cats Initiative!

Who better to learn from about lions, leopards, tigers, and other big cats than National Geographic Big Cats Explorers themselves? Big cats in the wild are disappearing at an alarming rate. In fact, within your lifetime, lions in the wild could disappear forever. Since 2009, National Geographic’s Big Cats Initiative has worked to reverse this decline through on‐the‐ground conservation and education projects. Don’t miss this … Continue reading Hang Out with Big Cats Explorers from National Geographic’s Big Cats Initiative!