Vicki Phillips is an educational consultant dedicated to engaging and amplifying educator voices. She has held leadership positions across the country—at the Bill and Melinda Gates Foundation, the Pennsylvania Department of Education, and Portland (Oregon) Public Schools. Phillips was recently a keynote speaker at the National Geographic Education Summit, where we had a chance to speak with her. This interview has been edited and condensed. … Continue reading Meet Vicki Phillips
Our esteemed cartographic colleagues at National Geographic Maps have a new feature we hope will be as habitual as your morning cup of coffee, and a great go-to as you return to class. (For instructional supports, just scroll down!) Map of the Day! National Geographic has compiled a digital archive of its entire editorial cartography collection—every map ever published in the magazine since the first issue … Continue reading Check out ‘Map of the Day’!
This post originally appeared on our Newsroom blog here! By Lexie de los Santos The National Geographic Society is committed to educating students about the world, empowering them to succeed and encouraging them to make the world a better place by becoming global citizens. In order to support this mission, the Society launched new fellowship opportunities for educators in the 2017-2018 school year. The Education … Continue reading New National Geographic Education Fellows Will Help Inspire “Generation Geography”
What did Nat Geo Education readers read this year? Here are the activities, stories, pictures, and assorted oddities you pushed to the top of our charts in 2017. What Did You Read About This Year? The Bee! Our new collection of National Geographic Bee resources, including a daily quiz and collection of study guides, was a big hit with educators and students. Forces … Continue reading What Did You Read in 2017?
What were our favorite projects this year at National Geographic? Let us tell you about it! Our Impact Report was my favorite project this year because it’s the first time we’ve had most of our impact areas highlighted in one spot. And it’s beautiful. —Andrew, web producer Explorer profiles! Explorer directory! Brought an immersive experience to the expedition detail pages, and you feel like … Continue reading These Are a Few of Our Favorite Things!