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.
GeoCivics Virtual Conference
Exploring Westward Expansion through an Indigenous Lens
June 25-30, 2023. During the summer of 2023, we will be taking selected teachers to Puerto Rico for an exciting place-based educational experience! If selected, you will earn a $2,500 stipend and professional development hours. Via plane and coach, you will travel to historic locations to explore and meet area experts, deepen your content knowledge of geography and social studies, as well as strengthen your pedagogical knowledge and skills. Teachers from the US are invited to apply. Registration opens soon!
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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.
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. Stay tuned for details!
2023 Summer Academy: United States Territories & Regions
Back-to-School Conference & Resource Fair: 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.
Teachers from Cohort 1, Zena and Lori from Oklahoma, pose with their longitude & latitude shirts!
Congratulations to Nedre White, Cohort 1 fourth grade teacher in Arizona, for receiving the NCGE Distinguished Teacher award!