UPCOMING LIVE NCGE WEBINARS

Come join us for an NCGE Live webinar! Who? The National Council for Geographic Education What? Our Live webinar series. Where? You can link directly to any webinar by signing up via this website. When? Check below for upcoming webinars! Why? To learn some new skills and to interact with geography educator colleagues. How? NCGE’s webinar series offers robust interactive activities: You will be able to see the screen of the presenter and hear the presenter via the telephone, as well as interact with colleagues via the online chat and phone call about the topic being presented. Cost? NCGE webinars are FREE to members and $20.00 for non-members. UPCOMING LIVE NCGE WEBINARS: SIGN UP TO RESERVE YOUR SPOT TODAY! ——————————————————————————– FEBRUARY 21, 2011: LEARNING THE LANDSCAPES: ART, GEOGRAPHY, AND TRAVEL IN THE CLASSROOM Webinar: Learning the Landscapes: Art, Geography and Travel in the Classroom Date & Time(s): Monday, Feburary 21- 12am GMT / 7pm Eastern / 6pm Central / 5pm Mountain / 4pm Pacific / 3pm Alaska / 2pm Hawaii Description: This webinar will look at an innovative cross curricular project based around Geography and Art and a school’s established International link with a school in Guangzhou. The project uses modern art, GIS and photography via Birmingham’s Museum and art gallery and student’s photographs and experiences to look at the growth, urbanisation and redevelopment of the cities of Guangzhou and Beijing in China. Join us for the adventure! Presenter: Bob Lang, FRGS C.Geog of King Edward VI Five Ways School, Birmingham, UK Click here to ENROLL NOW ——————————————————————————– MARCH 21, 2011: PREPARING FOR THE AP HUMAN GEOGRAPHY TEST Webinar:...

GEOGRAPHY EDUCATION MATTERS VIDEO CONTEST

Could you produce a video that inspires excellence in geography education? How would you like to win $500! Show us your creative side by entering NCGE’s Geography Education Matters Video Contest! Please keep reading below for more information! GEOGRAPHY EDUCATION MATTERS VIDEO CONTEST WHAT Create a video no more than 3 Minutes in length that best explains Why Geography Education Matters. WHO This contest is open to anyone of any age, but must be submitted by a person 18 years of age or older. HOW 1. Create your video and post it to www.youtube.com or www.teachertube.com and don’t forget to note the URL of your video. 2. Then complete and submit the GEM Video Contest Form. This form can be found on the main page of the NCGE web-site. Click here to be taken to www.ncge.org WHEN 1. Videos must be submitted by Midnight Eastern Time on November 30, 2010. 2. Videos will be judged by an official NCGE panel.Winners will be announced on December 23, 2010! $500 USD in prize money will be awarded for each of the top 5 videos! For more detailed information and contest disclaimers please click HERE to download a PDF copy of the GEM Video Contest...

Call for 2010 NCGE Award Nominations

Greetings from NCGE with a friendly reminder to all members to consider submitting nominations for one of the many prestigious NCGE awards for 2010. Award winners will be recognized at the 2010 NCGE meeting in beautiful Savannah, Georgia September 29-October 3, 2010. (The call for proposals for the National Conference for Geographic Education will be coming out in the next few days.) As you know, each year NCGE honors individuals who make a difference in geography education–teachers, mentors, students, researchers, and authors. Please consider the different NCGE awards and think about someone who deserves recognition for their work and dedication to geography education. For more information and nomination procedures, please go to the awards page at our website (www.ncge.org)  http://www.ncge.org/i4a/pages/index.cfm?pageid=3286   Questions, please contact NCGE at...