This post was written by educator and 2020 Education Fellow Dwayne Reed. I am in one place right now, but my mind is in a million others. My thoughts are with my family and friends, but also with all of my scholars, their families, and their caregivers. I want to make sure all of my people are good, and all of my people’s people are … Continue reading #TeacherStrong: A Movement Always in the Making
Happy Teacher Appreciation Week! This year, we asked our Nat Geo Educator Community, as well as Nat Geo staff, to #ThankATeacher! Check out our Twitter feed to see more grateful educators! I am writing to nominate the work of Nat Geo Community member Oktay Ince to be recognized during Teacher Appreciation Week. Oktay runs a great program with students called the Young Scholars Program. It … Continue reading Teacher Appreciation Week: Thank a Teacher!
By Jennifer Burgin Most of the staff and learners at Oakridge are asleep when the sun rises, yet we benefit from Dawn’s light daily! Dawn Amin-Arsala runs Mosaic, a special program at Oakridge Elementary in Arlington, Virginia. Mosaic is, according to Dawn, “a cross-curricular exemplary project that celebrates diversity, values equity, and promotes deeper learning of Virginia’s curriculum content standards while fostering a sense of … Continue reading Teacher Appreciation Week: The Dawn of Geo-Literacy
In recognition of Teacher Appreciation Week, National Geographic would like to extend a thank you to the educators who have supported our recently launched Geo-Educator Community in its various capacities. We commend those educators who proclaimed themselves #GeoEducators at our launch, and thank those who have shared resources or engaged in vibrant discussion on how to teach students about their world on any one of our … Continue reading Teacher Appreciation Week: Thank You Geo-Educators!