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Outdoor and Environmental Education

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National Geographic Education has delivered teacher professional development programs for over 25 years to prepare leaders in education and in support of our dual missions to inspire people to care about the planet and to prepare teachers to inspire their students.

Now, we are growing our presence in online learning opportunities for educators, mentors and coaches, departments heads, and anyone, anywhere. Online courses, such as Massive Open Online Courses (MOOCs), allow us to reach more educators and allow educators to take advantage of the flexible timing offered by these platforms, often used as a component of a program that includes face-to-face interactions as well.

As we look ahead, we are conducting research and development on innovative strategies for influencing pre-service teacher education and for implementing professional development for teachers at a large scale. This multiplying effect is possible by establishing online collaborative, shared spaces for teachers to increase content knowledge and knowledge of instructional approaches, as well as interact with others and learn from a community.

FLOW Education: Facilitating Learning Through Outdoor Watershed Education

Registration Dates Will Be Announced Soon

Registration Dates Will Be Announced Soon

Watershed education is an excellent way to introduce students to rich, interdisciplinary studies of one of the most important resources located in students' backyards—water! This course is designed for classroom teachers of Grades 4-9 to learn about watersheds and outdoor education using the Chesapeake Bay watershed as an example. The course introduces engaging technologies for investigating watersheds and helps you plan and effectively implement outdoor experiences.

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Our goal is to develop learning experiences that build geo-literacy. National Geographic Education's teaching resources span geography, science, and social studies. The activities and lessons aim to build learners' understanding of interconnections among Earth’s systems at local to global scales, as well as relationships to humankind’s past, present, and future.



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