Canadian Geographic Education

Advancing Canadian Geographic Education: What Ever Happened to the St. John’s Declaration?

Four years ago, the Atlantic Division of the Canadian Association of Geographers (ACAG) meeting at St. Mary’s University brought a number…

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?…

The Canadian Geomatics & Geospatial Community Awards, Scholarships & Bursaries

The Canadian geomatics community is full of awards, scholarships, and bursaries recognizing outstanding work and contributions. We’re putting together a…

Giant Arctic Floor Map Lets Students Explore Canada’s North

Canadian schoolchildren can get a chance to “walk” across Canada’s Arctic and challenge their perceptions of the North through a…

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.…

Geospatial Niagara – Geographic Education Town Hall Meeting

So, what do you do when approximately 8,000 practitioners of the Humanities and Social Sciences domain converge at the university…

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…

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…