Geography Enrichment Program for Elementary Schools

A global mindset starts here.


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The Passport Club

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SCHOOL-WIDE OR INDIVIDUAL CLASSROOM GEOGRAPHY ENRICHMENT PROGRAM

Students learn the locations of the world’s countries and begin to develop an understanding of our complex world.      

How it works


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THEIR FUTURE IS GLOBAL. SHOULDN'T THEY UNDERSTAND THE GLOBE?

  • Build a foundation in global literacy.
  • Inspire curiosity about the world.
  • Make existing curriculum global.



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MADE BY TEACHERS, FOR TEACHERS

  1. Start with a passport.
  2. Choose a level (1-5) to study.
  3. Celebrate your learning on Passport Check Day.
  4. Earn a stamp for each level completed.


Teachers may add special geography projects, activities or global literature as they see fit!



Testimonials

Louise, Parent Volunteer

"OMGosh...how many kids are sitting at home watching the opening ceremonies of the Olympic Games and recognizing all of the countries...only because of The Passport Club! You rock!

Christina, 2nd grade teacher

Our school uses this program and I love it. Personally, I have learned so much!  It takes very little time away from your regular teaching day. I can't wait to get back into it this year!

Wendi, Parent Volunteer​

My family and I were in Shanghai, China and my children attended a British International School that used The Passport Club.  My husband and I were amazed how studying geography would often bring up discussions about history, politics and just a global awareness of current events.  THANK YOU PASSPORT CLUB!  Your vision, heart and dedication are paying off BIG TIME! 

Stephanie, Parent Volunteer

"As a parent, I feel it is very important for my child to be aware of the world around him.  The Passport Club is an excellent way for him to learn about all of the other countries in our world.  As a volunteer tester, my knowledge of geography has also expanded.  Now when we hear news of current events, we can relate on a more personal level to the location of the country involved, and perhaps even more importantly, to its people.” 

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About Us

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Hello and welcome to The Passport Club!  We hope you take time to investigate the program.


Chris Manning has 29 years of elementary education experience.  She has taught 2nd, 3rd, 4th, and 5th grade and spent 10 years in Gifted and Talented Services in Minnesota.  Bob Manning has 25 years of experience teaching high school Global Studies and AP Human Geography.  He also founded Global Perspective, which provides global education programs and consulting for business professionals and educational institutions.


Our mission is to give teachers and Passport Club parent volunteers the tools and guidance to make global competency a natural part of their curriculum and inspire students to be curious about the world around them.  


As teachers, we know the demands placed on teachers and volunteers.  We've created a flexible, affordable program that enhances, not adds, to the existing curriculum.  We are always looking to improve, so feel free to contact us with suggestions!


Cheers!  

Chris and Bob

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The Passport Club

(651) 788-1261 Bob Manning (651) 895-4542 Chris Manning manning@passportclubonline.com