The Michigan Geographic Alliance is committed to providing resources to teachers to improve the education of Michigan students. Many of our resources are distributed free at workshops
Geography Awareness Week
The MGA believes that high quality education for Michigan students comes from high quality lesson plans. The lesson plans that MGA provides have been developed by staff and trained Teacher Consultants of the MGA.
Click here to choose from dozens of downloadable lesson plans filled with relevant geographic content, as well as lesson plans designed to accompany National Geographic maps. You can order sets of classroom maps from the MGA for the cost of postage.
Educators can order materials for use in their classrooms from the MGA. Current materials available include:
- National Geographic map sets – $3.00 postage per set
- My Wonderful World Family Geography Night Kit – $5.00 postage
- Geography Awareness Week materials – $3.00 postage
MGA newsletters are drafted twice yearly, in the spring and fall. The newsletter is full of upcoming professional development opportunities, teacher consultant news and accomplishments, the latest news in the state as it affects geographic education, ideas on content you can use in your classroom and more.
If you would like to receive the next newsletter, click here to join our MGA information family.
Be sure to visit our Links page for more great geographic resources for teachers and educators.