With my travel schedule as whirlwind as ever, it's been hard to find the time to update this blog! However, I have two exciting things that I just had to share with you this week. You may recall that a few months ago I was a part of an exciting documentary project called Climate Talks. This … Continue reading A “Climate Talks” Update & Apply to Be a GTF!
First Graders Take on Community Accessibility
I feel so privileged and honoured to have been featured in National Geographic Education's Educator Spotlight series for the second time this year. This time around, I was interviewed about my class' partnership with the StopGap Foundation, which you might have already read about. You can read the interview below, or check it out on … Continue reading First Graders Take on Community Accessibility
In a mere three days I am heading off on another grand adventure to touch my toes on my seventh continent. (Australia, for those of you keeping track!) It's been a whirlwind getting prepared for it all, but I wanted to take a minute before I go to share with you the launch of an exciting project … Continue reading Climate Talks
What Is Geographic Education? Part 2
Last year I wrote a post for you about just what exactly "geographic education" can look like. Since that time, I have travelled more than 24,000km to Antarctica and home again, and have shared with you some∙of∙the∙ways I've used the experience to teach my students about the world and about Antarctica. The purpose of the … Continue reading What Is Geographic Education? Part 2
As I continue to readjust to life post-Antarctica, one of my favourite things to do has been to relive the experience through my photographs. My #antarctica365 project has been such an enjoyable experience so far, and I love having an excuse to continue to comb through the thousands of photos I took looking for the … Continue reading Moving Pictures
What Is Geographic Education?
When I first told my friends and family about my selection for the Grosvenor Teacher Fellow Program, they were, of course, overjoyed for me. But, well-intentioned, many have since asked me questions like, “You don’t teach geography, so how did you get selected?” It’s true that many Grosvenor Teacher Fellows are not geography teachers. We are … Continue reading What Is Geographic Education?