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November 2017

18th Annual Gilbert M. Grosvenor Distinguished Lecture

November 29, 2017
Texas State University, Evans Liberal Arts Auditorium
San Marcos, TX 78666 United States
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Every year, the Grosvenor Center for Geographic Education sponsors a lecture by prominent individuals in geography and public figures to whom geography education has great meaning. The next Grosvenor Distinguished Lecture will be given by Gary Knell, President and CEO of the National Geographic Society.

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April 2018

NCRGE track at AAG Annual Meeting

April 10, 2018 - April 14, 2018

NCRGE is organizing a special track of sessions for the 2018 AAG Annual Meeting in New Orleans. The track will highlight papers, posters, and panels exploring different areas of research in geography education. As part of this track, NCRGE will host a symposium on "Transformative Research in Geography Education". The symposium will feature the latest research by members of the NCRGE research coordination network, as well as keynote lectures by Professor David Lambert (University College London Institute of Education) and…

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November 2018

Powerful Geography conference

November 1, 2018 - November 4, 2018

Join us in San Jose, Costa Rica for the Powerful Geography conference sponsored by NCRGE and the Grosvenor Center. More information is available on the conference website.

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February 2019

Powerful Geography research workshop

February 23, 2019
Hilton Garden Inn San Marcos, TX United States + Google Map

Approximately 20 teachers and social studies supervisors from Texas will participate in a workshop supporting the Powerful Geography project. Participants will collaboratively produce a prototype curriculum standard based on data from two pilot studies involving geography students and professional geographers. For more information about Powerful Geography's research methodology, please visit the project website.

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April 2019

Geography Education Research Sessions at 2019 AAG Annual Meeting

April 3, 2019 @ 8:00 am - April 7, 2019 @ 5:00 pm

Each year for the AAG Annual Meeting, NCRGE organizes and compiles a track of papers, posters, and panels focusing on geography education research. NCRGE is sponsoring this track to raise the visibility of research in geography education, grow the NCRGE research coordination network, and provide productive spaces for discussion about geography education research and what makes research in the field potentially transformative. The track features a full-day symposium on Thursday, April 4: Panel: Transformative Research in Geography Education 9:55 AM…

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Government and Nonprofit Officials to Discuss National Education Research Challenges and Opportunities at 2019 AAG Annual Meeting

April 5, 2019

On Friday, April 5, the 2019 AAG Annual Meeting program will feature two panels examining national education research challenges and opportunities for geographers. Panelists include representatives from federal and state government agencies and major nonprofit organizations. Both panels are sponsored by the National Center for Research in Geography Education (NCRGE). Panel: STEM Education Research Challenges and Opportunities for Geographers: A Discussion with NSF 9:55 AM – 11:35 AM in Wilson C, Marriott, Mezzanine Level This panel will feature representatives from…

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April 2020

NCRGE Session Track: 2020 AAG Annual Meeting

April 6, 2020 - April 10, 2020
Unnamed Venue Denver, CO United States + Google Map

Each year for the AAG Annual Meeting, NCRGE organizes and compiles a track of papers, posters, and panels focusing on geography education research. NCRGE is sponsoring this track to raise the visibility of research in geography education, grow the NCRGE research coordination network, and provide productive spaces for discussion about geography education research and what makes research in the field potentially transformative.

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Virtual Release of 2018 NAEP Civics, Geography, U.S.History Report Cards

April 23, 2020 @ 1:30 pm - 3:00 pm

NCRGE is participating in the virtual release of the 2018 NAEP Civics, Geography, and U.S. History Report Cards. Learn more and RSVP.

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August 2020

Digging Deeper into K-12 Geography Achievement and Why It Matters: A NAEP Data Workshop

August 20, 2020 @ 2:00 pm - 4:00 pm
Free

To register for the workshop, please complete this form.  

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December 2020

CUFA 2020 Collaborative Initiative Session

December 3, 2020 @ 2:30 pm - 3:45 pm

CUFA 2020 Collaborative Initiative Session Thursday, December 3, 2020 2:30-3:45 PM  Title: Using the National Assessment of Educational Progress (NAEP) for Civics, Economics, Geography, and US History to Build an Empirical Research Trajectory for Social Studies   Focus Question:  What insights might be gained from analyses of National Assessment of Educational Progress (NAEP) to identify factors associated with student learning opportunities and outcomes in civics, economics, geography, and US history?   Abstract: The National Assessment of Educational Progress (NAEP) conducts…

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