NCRGE’s GeoProgressions project convened a symposium of geography, math and science education researchers to consider approaches to conducting research on geography learning progressions. The symposium, held from February 6-8, 2014 in Washington, D.C., resulted in a plan for developing a handbook on methods and principles of doing learning progressions research related to related to Essential Element 1 (The World in Spatial Terms) in Geography for Life, National Geography Standards 2nd edition. Download the symposium program here: Geoprogressions Symposium Program_FINAL