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2020

 
Calgary Teacher Wins Energy Educator of the Year Award
Brooke Herwig, a Grade 8 teacher at South Middle School, Foundations for the Future Charter Academy, has been named the 2020 Energy Educator of the Year for her ongoing commitment to environmental education. The prize is one of two given out annually to a primary and secondary educator, as part of the Classroom Energy Diet Challenge (CEDC), an award-winning educational program. This is the second time a Calgary teacher has won this prestigious national ... Full story »

Trailblazing Sarnia Teacher Wins Energy Educator of the Year Award
Deborah Lumley, a vanguard Grade 5/6 teacher at Rosedale Public School in Sarnia, Ont., has been named the 2020 Energy Educator of the Year for her ongoing commitment to environmental education. The prize is one of two given out annually to a primary and secondary educator as part of the Classroom Energy Diet Challenge (CEDC), an award-winning educational program. This is the second time a Sarnia teacher has won this prestigious national award. Full story »

Give the gift of education this #GivingTuesdayNow
In recent months, the notion of one global home has been top of mind for us all. Watching the COVID-19 virus spread around the world with little sense of borders has brought to life the reality that we all share one planet. Studying geography helps prepare children and adults alike for a future that is ever more globally connected. It helps us build a deeper understanding of how we live together — providing us with a clearer sense of how to move ... Full story »

Statement on COVID-19 from RCGS CEO John Geiger
A message to our readers, Fellows, members and supporters from John Geiger, CEO of The Royal Canadian Geographical Society and Canadian Geographic Enterprises: Thank you for visiting our website at this challenging time. I want to take this opportunity to briefly describe to you the measures we are taking as a national charity, as the publisher of Canadian Geographic and other national magazines, and as an educational organization (Canadian Geographic ... Full story »

Canadian Geographic Education launches online initiative to reach millions of self-isolating students
In response to an urgent need for online educational resources, The Royal Canadian Geographical Society (RCGS) is launching Canadian Geographic Education's #OnlineClassroom, which will offer its free, bilingual learning tools to all Canadians to support teachers, parents and students isolating at home during the COVID-19 pandemic. Full story »


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