Learn with GeoCivics 2022/23!
Our goal is to integrate geography across the social sciences to improve instruction for culturally and linguistically diverse student populations. By developing a systemic plan to design and implement professional development, digital resources, and GeoCivics lesson plans, we will further educate, support and empower K-12 teachers.
Enroll Now! FREE Asynchronous Course!
Are you interested in earning PD hours? Take our free online course to deepen your understanding of Westward Expansion through the lens of indigenous populations. Self-study modules include pedagogy for teaching social studies, the Constitution, geography, history, and civics. Plan on spending approximately 30 hours in this course, with three months to complete from start to finish. Upon successful completion, you will be awarded a GeoCivics certificate and 30 professional development hours from the GeoCivics Project in the Mary Lou Fulton Teachers College at Arizona State University.
On the road Summer 2022!
Participants, mentors, and staff traveled by coach and train through a number of states exploring Westward Expansion through the lens of indigenous peoples.
2023 Summer Academy: United States Territories & Regions
Gamification Academy - FREE
March 11-15, 2023
The application period is now closed.
In March, GeoCivics is hosting a residential experience to learn how to gamify K12 lessons in American history, geography, civics, and government. Led by a team of content and pedagogical experts, grant staff, and mentors, participants will explore both hands-on and internet-based games to see how they can be integrated into curricula. Participants will strengthen their pedagogical skills and learn and apply strategies for turning ordinary lessons into exciting game-based adventures!
GeoCivics Virtual Conference -- FREE!
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Exploring Westward Expansion through an Indigenous Lens
Saturday, December 10, 2022 / 8:30 am - 3:30 pm (Arizona time)
Participants, mentors, and staff traveled by coach and train through a number of states exploring Westward Expansion through the lens of indigenous peoples. Join our first cohort of teachers as they present lessons they created based on learning from the GeoCivics pre-Academy course and travels. Your attendance will earn you professional development hours from the GeoCivics Project in the Mary Lou Fulton Teachers College at Arizona State University. Official program will be available in November. FREE!
Back-to-School Conference & Resource Fair -- FREE!
September 23, 2023
The GeoCivics project in the Mary Lou Fulton Teachers College at ASU is facilitating a back-to-school conference on Saturday, Sept. 23, 2023 for ASU education students and in-service teachers. There will be numerous workshops and sessions covering all subject areas, and as part of this exciting event, we will host a vendor area where you will receive free resources! Stay tuned for more information.