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April 2016

NCRGE Symposium on Transformative Research

April 2, 2016 @ 9:00 am - 2:00 pm
Hilton San Francisco | Union Square, 333 O'Farrell St
San Francisco, CA 94102 United States
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2016 AAG ANNUAL MEETING HILTON UNION SQUARE HOTEL SAN FRANCISCO, CA SATURDAY, APRIL 2 9:00 AM - 2:00 PM LOCATION: Union Square 22 The National Center for Research in Geography Education invites members of the NCRGE research coordination network to participate in a symposium on transformative research in geography education. The symposium will feature information about a new NCRGE funding opportunity to foster thematic lines of research supporting the implementation of the The Road Map for 21st Century Geography Education…

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May 2016

2016 Early Career Scholar workshop

May 15, 2016 - May 18, 2016
Unnamed Venue Lafayette, LA United States + Google Map

The National Center for Research in Geography Education (NCRGE) has been involved in NSF- funded research as to how geospatial content and skills can be integrated into pre-service teacher training courses in math, science, and social studies. We are expanding this research to involve in-service teachers and students. This is an excellent chance to work on a funded project and to develop understanding, skills, and research techniques that will be of value in future NCRGE grant applications. During this workshop,…

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July 2016

NCRGE Research Roundtable

July 30, 2016 @ 11:00 am - 12:15 pm
Marriott Waterside Hotel, Meeting Room 5
Tampa, FL United States
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The National Center for Research in Geography Education (NCRGE) will be hosting a research roundtable at the National Conference on Geography Education in Tampa on Saturday, July 30 from 11:00 am – 12:15 pm. This session will feature presentations from the first cohort of grantees funded by NCRGE’s Transformative Research grant program. Funding from this program is being used to organize interdisciplinary networks of researchers to implement the Road Map Project’s research agenda. The research roundtable will also include information…

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GeoCapabilities workshop at NCGE 2016

July 30, 2016 @ 2:30 pm - 3:45 pm
Marriott Waterside Hotel, Meeting Room 5
Tampa, FL United States
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The 2016 National Conference on Geography Education will feature a workshop based on the new GeoCapabilities website. http://www.ncrge.org/geocapabilities-a-new-website-for-developing-teachers-as-curriculum-leaders/

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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 + Google Map

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 + Google Map

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 + Google Map

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

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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