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The Georgia Geographic Alliance (GGA) is a non-profit organization of individuals who believe that geographic knowledge is essential to the success of our state and nation. Our mission is to enhance geographic education and research through the development and promotion of place-based learning opportunities for Georgia K-12 teachers and students across all disciplines especially in Science, Technology, Engineering, and Math (STEM) fields.

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WIN $500 FOR YOUR SCHOOL THIS WEEK!! Map kindness.

WIN $500 FOR YOUR SCHOOL THIS WEEK!! Mapping Acts of Kindness through the Crowd-Sourced “People Loving People Mapping Project” To celebrate 500 acts of kindness on the People Loving People Mapping Project, The Georgia Geographic Alliance at Georgia State University is offering a short-term mapping challenge. Any GA K-12 schoolRead More…

Home of the “People Loving People Mapping Project”

Mapping Acts of Kindness through the Crowd-Sourced “People Loving People Mapping Project” Join the world in mapping acts of kindness, big or small.  Add to the internationally crowd-sourced mapping project inspired by the number one selling solo artist of all time, Garth Brooks and his new song “People Loving People.” Read More…

Summer Place-Based Learning Teaching Workshop on July 24-25 & July 28-29, 2014

Summer Place-Based Learning Teaching Workshop Hosted by Dr. Christy Visaggi of The Georgia Geographic Alliance Attention K-12 Teachers!  Dr. Christy Visaggi, Director of Education and Outreach for the Georgia Geographic Alliance and paleontologist at Georgia State University, is offering a four day workshop focused on exploring fossils across Georgia.  LabRead More…

Geospatial Technology Summer Teacher Workshop #1 is a Big Success!

Geospatial Technology Summer Teacher Workshop #1 is a Big Success! June 30, 2014 –Atlanta, GA On Thursday June 26 and Friday June 27, The Georgia Geographic Alliance hosted 11 of Georgia’s finest teachers in a geospatial technology workshop held in CURVE at Georgia State University. Workshop participants engaged in aRead More…

Dr. Christy Visaggi Awarded Financial Support for “Mapping Georgia Through Deep Time: Exploring Fossils and the History of Life using Place-Based Learning in K-12.”

Dr. Christy Visaggi, Co-Coordinator and Director of Education and Outreach for the Georgia Geographic Alliance, received $2500 from the Paleontological Society in support of a teacher training workshop entitled  “Mapping Georgia Through Deep Time: Exploring Fossils and the History of Life using Place-Based Learning in K-12.”  The week-long summer programRead More…

Summer Teaching Workshop Hosted by The Georgia Geographic Alliance: June 26 and 27 in Atlanta!

The Georgia Geographic Alliance at Georgia State University is pleased to offer a FREE Summer Teaching Workshop June 26-27, 2014 in Atlanta! This FREE geographic education workshop is designed for Georgia K-12 teachers of all disciplines who wish to infuse geographic concepts, place-based learning, and/or geospatial technologies into their curriculumRead More…

Winners of the 2014 Inspire! Creative Geographic Education in Georgia Award

April 24, 2014 Dear Friends of Georgia Geography! We are pleased to announce three outstanding Georgia teachers as recipients of the 2014 “Inspire! Creative Geographic Education in Georgia Award” Competition funded by The Georgia Geographic Alliance and the National Geographic Education Foundation.The awards are designed to support activities/lessons/approaches to geographicRead More…

The Georgia Geographic Alliance Confirmed for “Aerial Presence” at Atlanta Science Festival

Teachers, youth, parents, and friends of Georgia Geography. In a few weeks, GGA, in collaboration with the Atlanta Community Mapping and Research Center, is pleased to participate in the Atlanta Science Festival. More details soon, but let’s tease with this: we’ll have a large “aerial presence” at the events inRead More…

Official Press Release Re-launching The Georgia Geographic Alliance at Georgia State University

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE The Georgia Geographic Alliance at Georgia State University Receives $27,000 Grant from the National Geographic Education Foundation to Re-Launch The Georgia Geographic Alliance Grants Promote K-12 Geographic Education and Research Nationwide CONTACT: Timothy L. Hawthorne, PhD Email: inspire@georgiageography.org Phone: 404.413.5771   ATLANTA, GEORGIA [November 8, 2013] —Read More…

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