Geography Education in the United States: Initiatives for the 21st Century

Joseph Stoltman

Abstract


In this editorial I will describe three initiatives within geography education in the United States

References


Gallagher S. and Downs R. (Eds.), Geography for Life (2nd ed.), Washington DC, National Council for Geographic Education, 2012.

Geography Education Standards Project. Geography for Life, Washington DC, National Geographic Research and Exploration, 1994.

National Council for Geographic Education, “Road Map for 21st Century Geography Education Project”, Executive Summary, 2013, http://education.nationalgeographic.com/media/file/RM_ExecSummaries_and_Ch1-1.pdf.

National Council for the Social Studies, “College, Career, and Civic Life (C3) Framework for Social Studies State Standards”, 2013, http://www.socialstudies.org/c3.


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