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April 2017

AAG 2017: Transformative Research in Geography Education session track

April 5, 2017 - April 9, 2017
Hynes Convention Center,
Boston, MA United States
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For the 2017 AAG Annual Meeting in Boston, NCRGE is sponsoring organized sessions on the topic of Transformative Research in Geography Education. This is the first of a planned annual series of activities at the AAG Annual Meeting 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. NCRGE Transformative Research Session Track

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June 2017

Powerful Geography workshop

June 9, 2017 - June 11, 2017
Hilton Garden Inn,
San Marcos, TX United States
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The National Center for Research in Geography Education (NCRGE) is developing a new initiative known as  "Powerful Geography". The aim of this project is to produce a new thematic structure for K-12 geography and, within this structure, a research-based identification of the most important geography for students to learn by grade level. The rationale for Powerful Geography emanates from observations on the nature and function of geography education as far back as the 1984 publication of the Guidelines for Geographic Education. A recent article…

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July 2017

Powerful Geography panel session

July 28, 2017 @ 5:30 pm - 6:30 pm
2017 NCGE Conference

NCRGE is sponsoring a panel session on "Powerful Geography" at the 2017 National Conference on Geography Education in Albuquerque, NM. The session will formally introduce the Powerful Geography project being organized by NCRGE. Powerful Geography is a new new research-based approach to geography education that will expand opportunities for all students to reach their fullest potential and highest career aspiration, while simultaneously addressing the critical needs of society and the environment. Panelists will discuss the rationale of Powerful Geography and the research…

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August 2017

Early Career Scholars workshop

August 19, 2017 @ 8:00 am - August 20, 2017 @ 5:00 pm
Hilton Garden Inn,
San Marcos, TX United States
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NCRGE will host a two-day workshop for early career geography education researchers to participate in the development of the research methodology for the new Powerful Geography initiative.

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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
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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
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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
Hilton Garden Inn,
San Marcos, TX United States
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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 @ 8:00 am - April 7 @ 5:00 pm
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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
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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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