• OAGEE Membership

    Membership in OAGEE

    Having a membership in OAGEE means many terrific benefits for you: It means that you will receive a quarterly professional publication called "The Monograph". Each issue contains lesson plans and activities, designed by teachers, for use in a variety of Geography courses. The Monograph also contains resource lists, book reviews, Geography news, and information about upcoming events

     

     
  • The MonographThe Monograph

    The Monograph is the journal of the Ontario Association for Geographic and Environmental Education. It strives to provide materials useful to secondary and elementary school teachers of Geography and its cognate disciplines.

     
     
     
  • Financial Literacy

    Financial Literacy

    O.A.G.E.E. in partnership with O.G.C.A., supported by the Ontario Ministry of Education announces lessons and activities to support financial literacy in geography courses in grades 7‐12.

     
     
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  • #GoExplore! 

    • University of Toronto Schools
    • November 13th and 14th
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  • OAGEE Posters

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  • Get Outside! 

    Toronto District School Board Outdoor Education Centres present Get Outside Month. 
    During the month of May there is an activity for every school day to help teachers plan to get their students outdoors. Click on the following link to access a collection of activities that connect math, literacy and other topics to the classroom beyond the walls.
    http://schoolweb.tdsb.on.ca/toes/getoutsidelessons.aspx
  • Summer Institute at the Pan Am Games! 

    A special thank you to OAGEE Past President, Mark Lowry, for organizing a very successful
    Air Quality Heat Island Summer Institute for Teachers in conjunction with The Toronto Pan Am Games
    Presented By OAGEE & Environment Canada
     
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Release of the Curriculum Policy Document for Canadian and World Studies, Grades 11 & 12, 2015

Written by Shawn Hughes on . Posted in News and Events

The curriculum policy document for The Ontario Curriculum, Canadian and World Studies, Grades 11 & 12, 2015 has been posted on the Ministry of Education website for school boards, schools, and other education stakeholders. Print documents will be distributed to schools and school boards shortly. Mandatory implementation of the document begins in September 2015.

http://www.edu.gov.on.ca/eng/curriculum/secondary/canworld.html

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Air Quality Heat Island Summer Institute for Teachers in conjunction with The Toronto Pan Am Games

Written by Shawn Hughes on . Posted in Summer Institute

A special thank you to OAGEE Past President, Mark Lowry, for organizing a very successful

 

Air Quality Heat Island Summer Institute for Teachers in conjunction with The Toronto Pan Am Games

Presented By OAGEE & Environment Canada

Location: OISE            Date: July 6‐10

Although Mark recently retired from TDSB, he was very busy bringing together stakeholders from Environment Canada, York Public Health, Health Canada, and ESRI in order to prepare current and relevant professional development for teachers...for FREE!

Click here for pictures  and check out our Facebook page 

 

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2015 Fall Conference

Written by Shawn Hughes on . Posted in Fall 2015 Conference


 

November 13th & 14th 2015

 
OAGEE is pleased to announce the 2015 Fall Conference at University of Toronto Schools!
The theme of this year’s conference is ‘ Go Explore! ’, reflecting not only the Keynote Address by John Geiger, but also an exploration of many new exciting developments in Geography in Ontario, such as the upcoming revised Senior curriculum.
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The Beautiful Bruce Peninsula!

Written by Shawn Hughes on . Posted in Conferences

Thanks to Graham Draper, Sylvia Elliot, and the dedicated Sources of Knowledge team for inviting OAGEE to their annual Forum!

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Graham Draper & Shawn Hughes

 

 

Our dedicated volunteers understand the tremendous amount of time and effort required to realize a successful conference. This year, Sources of Knowledge invited OAGEE members to attend a fantastic forum filled with field studies (alliteration!), presentations, and panel discussions.

Click any of the images above to see more pictures from this terrific weekend.

 Visit http://www.sourcesofknowledge.ca/ to learn more about the The Sources of Knowledge Forum, which is intended to demonstrate how research in Bruce Peninsula National Park, Fathom Five National Marine Park, and the surrounding community contributes to knowledge of the Bruce Peninsula’s natural and human history.

 
 
 
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OAGEE Award of Distinction - Mark Lowry

Written by Shawn Hughes on . Posted in News and Events

The OAGEE Award of Distinction is presented to an Ontario Educator who is passionate about, and exemplifies, great geographic education within the Province of Ontario.
 
In my short time as President of OAGEE, I have been able to personally hand this Award to several people that made me want to be a part of OAGEE and be a better Geography teacher. The 2014 OAGEE Award of Distinction was presented to Mark Lowry.
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
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