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www.ODTmaps.com ODT publishes a series of unique world maps including equal area maps, South-on-top maps and Azimuthal projections that are city-centered. Also DVDs and books to foster media literacy and critical thinking, in addition to basic geography education. Many materials are on-line and free.
www.worldmapper.org Worldmapper is a collection of world maps, where territories are re-sized on each map according to the subject of interest. Almost 700 maps, half of which are available as PDF posters at no charge for educational / not-for-profit use. For more information go to Worldmapper and map projections.
NEMO. North East Map Organization is dedicated to serving as a unifying body for all who use, produce, collect, and market maps and cartographic information in the Northeast.
Media Education Foundation produces and distributes documentary films and other educational resources to inspire critical reflection on the social, political, and cultural impact of American mass media.
www.viewsoftheworld.net Benjamin Hennig, University of Sheffield, Social and Spatial Inequalities Research Group. Views of the World is Ben Hennig's blog featuring visual representations of data behind the global financial meltdown, as well as many other intriguing graphical representations of data.
Center for Media Literacy - Promotes and supports media literacy education as a framework for accessing, analyzing, evaluating, creating and participating with media content, with special emphasis on developing critical thinking and media production skills.
Ed Peck – Former US Ambassador to Iraq and noted expert on world and Middle East affairs. Ed is a retired career United States diplomat who served thirty-two-years in the U.S. Foreign Service and who currently lectures about world maps and many varying views of the world.
Project Look Sharp is a media literacy initiative designed to promote and support the integration of media literacy and critical thinking into curricula at all grade levels and across instructional areas. Most of their materials are available as free downloads.
Population Education is a division of Population Connection, the largest grassroots population organization in the United States. With 130,000 members, supporters, and participating educators, they educate young people about unsustainable population growth through K-12 lesson plans that reach 3 million students a year.
International Map Trade Association (IMTA) is a global organization serving companies involved in the mapping industry, from map publishers, to retailers of atlases and manufacturers of globes, to developers of geographic information systems.
Simon & Schuster, publishers of Maphead: Charting the Wide, Weird World of Geography Wonks.
Ken Jennings - Author of Braniac and the all-time leading money winner on American game shows like Jeopardy! His blog will feature info on the Maps that Stretch Minds contest.
New Internationalist is the world's leading independent publisher of magazines and books on global social justice and sustainable development.
Buckminster Fuller Institute is dedicated to accelerating the development and deployment of solutions which radically advance human well being and the health of our planet's ecosystems. They aim to deeply influence the ascendance of a new generation of design-science pioneers who are leading the creation of an abundant and restorative world economy that benefits all humanity.
Hugg-A-Planet -- Makers of best-selling educational children's toys. Voted by Parents' Choice Foundation as one of the "Best 25 Toys of the Past 25 Years".
Myriad Editions publishes The State of the World Atlas, a unique visual survey of current events and global trends. It is now authored by leading international peace researcher Dan Smith and has sold over 700,000 copies worldwide.
Green Teacher is a magazine that helps youth educators enhance environmental and global education inside and outside of schools.
Educators for Social Responsibility works directly with educators to implement systemic practices that create safe, caring, and equitable schools so that all young people succeed in school and life, and help shape a safe, democratic and just world.
Teachers Against Prejudice is a grass-roots organization created by and for: educators, students, parents and concerned citizens. It strives to build community, promote understanding, respect, appreciation and acceptance for all people, and develop a climate in which all are enriched.
George Simons International is a worldwide network of professionals, providing intercultural communication & negotiation expertise, & coaching, as well as leading edge products, training design & delivery.
Oxford Cartographers were instrumental in bringing Arno Peters’ vision of a "fair" equal-area map to the world. They are worldwide agents for the Peters Map outside the USA and Canada, and they produced the first editions of the Peters World Atlas in English, Danish, French, German and Italian. Oxford Cartographers provide a wide range of custom mapping solutions.
Broadside Bookshop has been a feature of Main Street in Northampton Mass since 1974 and has been a force for literacy and civility in a progressive, enlightened community that understands what independent bookstores have to offer. They carry many ODT map resources.
Other Tiger is located on Wilcox Park in historic downtown Westerly, Rhode Island. It has become the area's destination bookstore, and has earned its reputation as Rhode Island Monthly’s Best Bookstore in South County. They carry many ODT map resources.