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The Gilbert M. Grosvenor Center for Geographic Education

Welcome to the Grosvenor Center for Geographic Education

To encourage research and provide leadership to increase the quality of geographic education.

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Research In Geographic Education

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Why Geography Is Important

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Geography: Teaching with the Stars

Check out the online professional development series, Geography: Teaching with the Stars
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Grosvenor Distinguished Lecture

Every year we hold the Grosvenor Distinguished Lecture featuring prominent people in the field of geography and public figures to whom geography education has great meaning
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Conferences & Workshops

Hear what we are doing at local, state, national and international conferences, as well as workshops we put on throughout the year!
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UPCOMING EVENTS


 

PAST EVENTS


The National Center and Grosvenor Center hosted an Early Career workshop June 24-25 for a six early careers in geography education. They were involved in an extension project of a current NSF research grant as to how geospatial content and skills can be integrated into pre-service teacher training courses in social studies classes. For two days, they worked intensively adding content, technology and pedagogic enrichment to four units. 

(Updated June 25, 2015)

 

On May 13th, the Grosvenor Center and National Center held a strategy meeting at The Meadows Center for Water and the Environment with various STEM researchers and partners from Texas State to develop a large-scale teaching and learning program targeting STEM disciplines. The workshop brought together researchers from science education, math education, technology education, engineering education, & geography education.

(updated May 27, 2015)

 

The Grosvenor Center for Geographic Education will be hosting its 16th Annual Grosvenor Distinguished Lecture this spring. The lecturer will be Mr. Jesse Luxton. Join us on April 2, 2015 at the Alkek Teaching Theatre at 7:00pm for his lecture.

(updated February 17, 2015)

 

The National Center for Research in Geography Education along with the Department of Geography will be hosting four delegates from East China Normal University on February 2 to talk about partnerships and future collaboration projects between the two universities. 

(posted January 15, 2015)

 

The National Center for Research in Geography Education will be hosting a two day meeting with out-of-state NGS Alliance Coordinators to discuss their role in two of the Center's current major NSF grant projects. These projects are GeoProgressions and the DRK-12 RAPID grant.

(posted December 2014)

Early Career Workshop June 24-25, 2015

Grosvenor Distinguished Lecture Photos - April 2, 2015

East China Normal University Visit - February 2, 2015

NCRGE Meeting - January 4-5, 2015