A Visit from the Earth Balloon

Lessons in geography and science come to life when elementary schools receive a visit from the earth balloon. The PTA of Pinehurst Elementary School in North Carolina sponsored the educational program, a collaboration between the Earth Adventure organization and Earth...

80 Per Cent of U.S. Students Don’t Know Geography

Our world is ever more global and just like our poor reading results 80 per cent of United States students do not know their geography. This data was released by the National Assessment of Educational Progress (NAEP) Nation’s Report Card. High school seniors are...

Our Kids Need To Know More About Geography!

Everyone had that one class in school that made them think, “When am I ever going to use this in life – geography?” Lisa Manzione, a mom and advocate of geographic literacy – along with the U.S. Congress – seem to think that geography is no longer one of...