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Canadian Geographic Education creates classroom materials, runs programs and works with teachers to raise geographic literacy and spark a lifelong curiosity about Canada among the country’s students.

Manitoba teacher on a hike near her hometown

Louise Roberts loves the outdoors and focuses on sharing her passion for the environment with her students.

Photo: Louise Roberts
Manitoba teacher believes that it's never too early to get young kids interested in the environment and conservation
polar bear mother and her young cub

During their overwintering in Svalbard, Hilde Fålun Strøm and Sunniva Sorby observed a polar bear mother and her young cub. (Photo: Hearts in the Ice)

Photo: Hearts in the Ice
Two adventurers have extended their stay in isolation in Svalbard, Norway to continue gathering wildlife observations in the remote Arctic

Xavier Spano sea kayaking in Les Iles-de-la-Madeleine on the 2019 Canadian Geographic Challenge finalists prize trip. (Photo: Alexandra Pope/Can Geo)

(Photo: Alexandra Pope/Can Geo)
Xavier Spano finished fourth in 2019
Young geographers are preparing for a busy weekend of quizzes, virtual fieldwork, and a live-streamed national final
In spite of school closures due to COVID-19, classrooms found creative ways to complete the 16 challenges focused on helping students become more energy-conscious
Quebec students teach their school about recycling and composting

Butler Elementary School students did research, reached out to experts and brainstormed ways to make recycling and composting more efficient in their school.

Congratulations to the students of Butler Elementary School from Bedford, Que.
Ontario geography teacher

Claudette Phillips has been focused on finding ways to make geography engaging and accessible at home while schools are closed during COVID-19. (Photo: Claudette Phillips)

Photo: Claudette Phillips
Ontario teacher shares some strategies for distance learning during COVID-19
Northern Ontario teacher Michelle Parrish

Michelle Parrish, whose background is teaching middle school, has switched her focus to support other teachers across her board by providing resources and guidance to bring Indigenous history and knowledge into the classroom. (Photo: Michelle Parrish)

Photo: Michelle Parrish
Northern Ontario educator shares the ways in which her school board has worked to encourage active steps toward reconciliation
Virtual resource will support students, families and teachers during COVID-19

Education and entertainment don't have to stop because schools and community centres are closed. (Photo: Getty Images)

Photo: Getty Images
Education and entertainment don't have to stop just because everything is closed
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