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Wyoming Geographic Alliance

Watch the following 50 second video showcasing educational resources available through the Wyoming Geographic Alliance, including the giant floor maps and the Wyoming Student Atlas. Contact Germaine Wagner at gkwagner@outlook.com to find a location near you to borrow these resources for your K-12 class. For online learning, check out more than 40 short interactive map activities using the online Wyoming Student Atlas. 

Mission

The mission of the Wyoming Geographic alliance is to motivate and enable each new generation of teachers and students to become geographically literate by providing teachers with quality training, programs, and instructional materials to enable them to provide students with a 21st century geographic education. Please see our 2018 fact sheet for more information about the status and importance of geographic education in Wyoming. 

News

  • In July 2021, the University of Wyoming and Wyoming Geographic Alliance is offering an online course for teachers called Exploring NE Wyoming’s Native Americans, National Parks and Natural Resources. The course will be offerred for credit with reimbursement and features Donovin Sprague, Cheyenne River Sioux, Lakota Historian and Jo Shiller, Casper 4th grade teacher who will present the Junior Ranger Guide, a Google slide show that her students create on Native Americans, a game she created for packing a wagon for a trip on the Oregon Trail, and an ABCs of WY book that she creates at the end of each year. 

     

  • Germaine Wagner will be presenting the giant floor maps and Wyoming Student Atlas at the 2021 Native American Education Conference, August 11-14, 2021 (virtual) and at the Wyoming Innovations in Learning conference, Sept 30-Oct 1, 2021 (virtual). 

  • See the Alliance news for more details about events and educational activities in recent years.  

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