Peggy March

Peggy March is a retired geographic educator. She is formerly an instructor in the Faculty of Education at Memoral University and served as the Atlantic Canada representative for Canadian Geographic Education. A Fellow of the Royal Canadian Geographical Society, Peggy was the recipient of two awards, the Distinguished Teaching Award from the National Council for Geographic Education, and the Prime Ministers Award for Teaching for her work with Geographic Information Systems in K-12.

Articles by Peggy March

Interview with Ted MacKinnon: One of Nova Scotia’s most valuable geospatial resources

“Oh the Places You will go!” Part 3: “Continuing the COGServation” I’ve been writing a series of articles and interviews…

Interview with Dave MacLean at COGS: GIS Education, Chris Hadfield

“Oh the Places You will go!” Part 2: Continuing the “COGServation“ Everything is connected to everything else! I recently wrote…

Where can you meet a COGS GIS Grad? Anywhere in the world

What can you do with a background in Geospatial? Oh, the Places You Will Go! A background in geospatial assuredly…

Advice

Perspective is everything: The St. John’s Declaration & Geographic Education

I am a retired geographic educator. I am a geographer. I understand GIS. Or should I say I LOVE Geomatics?…

Canadian Geomatics Twitter Channels: Friends with Benefits

This piece is generated by my experiences with my own account @RebelGeo and as Tweeter for Canadian Geographic Education @CanGeoEdu.…

Report on Geography & Education, St. John’s Meeting at Memorial

A seminal event that has the potential to have a powerful impact on geography, geographic education, and all related geospatial…

Being a Savvy Tweeter: Following and Followers Part 1

Who should I follow and why? The first lesson I learned when I started my experimental account with my university…

Twitter: What is the Purpose of this Social Media Tool?

Twitter gives us unlimited access to another spatial realm-for the time being- in the spirit of our exponentially rapid development…

Peggy March: Women in Geospatial Careers – A System Failure

When I considered what to write about women in the geospatial world, from my perspective, I was stymied. I am…

Education: Where is the Leadership in the Canadian Geomatics Community?

In previous postings on GoGeomatics Canada  (GIS in the School System & GIS Partnerships Between the Community and the Education…

GIS in the School System

Fast forward to 2011. I was conducting research on latest trends in education re web 2.0; and, with my Intermediate/Secondary…

GoGeomatics Training

GIS Partnerships Between the Community and the Education System

I believed in 1996 that the future of geography was with technology and I still believe that even more so…