CAG 2012 

There are lots of activities of interest to geography educators at this year's annual meeting of the CAG being held at Laurier/Waterloo.  For more information go to the CAG 2012 website


CAGED Business Meetings  on Tuesday, May 29, 2012 in room 2E7.  


Special Sessions

CAGED has organized 2 special sessions on geographic education for Tuesday, May 29, 2012.  Here is what has been tentatively scheduled: 

GEOGRAPHIC EDUCATION (Tuesday, 1:30-3:00, Room 5)—Special Session

Engaging First Year Geography Students through field trips – Challenges and Rewards

By Joseph Leydon & Sally Turner, University of Toronto Mississauga


“Connecting students with greenspace” – Reflections on the experience of designing and teaching field-based urban geography courses.

By Ewa Dabrowska,  Department of Geography and Environmental Studies, Wilfrid Laurier University


Lessons on Developing and Organizing International Planning Educational Field Trips

By John Meligrana, School of Urban and Regional Planning Queen’s University


Incorporating Elements of Universal Design in Teaching Geography to Non-Geographers

By Greg Atkinson, Tarleton State University

GEOGRAPHIC LITERACY (Tuesday, 3:30-5:00, Room 5)—Special Session

Geographic Literacy:  A Benchmark Study of Ontario Secondary School Students Approaching Graduation.

By Chris Charman, Huron Heights Secondary School, Kitchener


On the Road to a Geoliteracy Strategy for Canada: Capacity Building in the Canadian Council for Geographic Education (CCGE)

By Lynn Moorman, Department of Earth Sciences, Mount Royal University; Canadian Council for Geographic Education


Online teaching of remote sensing: a technical nightmare or a natural fit?

By Mryka Hall-Beyer Department of Geography University of Calgary


Geospatial learning with mobile serious games

By Yaives Ferland, Universite Laval, Margot Kaszap, Universite Laval

For those who want to actively explore Kitchener-Waterloo check out the Congress Walking Tours