Teachers from around the world, including several in Colorado, are participating in the Association of American Geographers' My Community Our Earth (MyCOE) Global Connections and Exchange Program Initiative.
U.S. Schools Forge Foreign Connections Via Web, Robin L. Flanigan, Education Week, January 23, 2012
Global Learning Blog, Education Week
National Geographic Announces Geography Legislators of the Year
On February 28th 2013, the National Geographic Education Foundation awarded its Geography Legislator of the Year Awards to key congressional leaders for their commitment to making high-quality geography education available for all K-12 students, preparing young Americans for success. Among those recognized for their dedication to geography education was Sen. Michael Bennet (D-Colo.) For the full press release from National Geographic, follow this link.
The Importance of Geographic Literacy in the Denver Post
During the Teaching Geography is Fundamental campaign, the Denver Post published a letter from COGA Coordinators Steve Jennings and Rebecca Theobald reinforcing the need for geographic literacy. Check out the full article on the Denver Post website.