TAGE is proud to partner with TCSS in organizing a geography strand for social studies educators at the at the 62nd Annual TCSS Fall Conference. We are now accepting presenter proposals.
Facilitator Training Institute
Population Education will be co-sponsoring a facilitator training institute with the Texas Alliance for Geographic Education at the Texas State University campus in San Marcos on September 20th, 2014. If you are a K-12 teacher or pre-service educator and you are interested in leading Population Education workshops for your own pre-service classes or for colleagues at area schools, universities and conferences around the region, we encourage you to apply.
Today the White House announced Esri's contribution to ConnectED: FREE ArcGIS Online Organization subscriptions for any K-12 school in the US.
National Geographic is conducting the Elementary Geography Challenge The Texas Alliance is looking for elementary teachers to participate in the challenge to identify Texas' Landscapes and Landmarks using GeoTours. If you are interested or have any questions, please email Maggie at firstname.lastname@example.org.
National Geographic has a new FREE resource for educators: tabletop-sized state maps. The maps were designed to reflect spatial thinking research at the elementary level. All maps are the appropriate size and visually represent the appropriate amount of information for K-5 students. However, they can be used by any grade level.
Welcome to the free online learning unit developed by the Texas Alliance for Geographic Education to assist teachers in providing a rigorous level of instruction on geographic concepts to high school students.