Geography, as a science and educational discipline that has as object of study the Earth, has transformed from a field focused on the description and / or mapping of the planet into one that analyzes through its specific techniques the complexity of the world, the dynamics of physical and human processes. these at different time scales, to provide the framework for understanding how they work and finding solutions to problems that arise permanently, so as to help improve livability for present and future generations.
Geography is a discipline of vital importance in the formation of the human individual, enabling man to carry out daily life by understanding how nature works, how to prepare to respond correctly to environmental manifestations, how to report his actions for to reduce the negative effects and to maximize, multiply the benefits in relation to each space and human community. It is the most appropriate science in human formation in the context of the paradigm of sustainable development that marks the 21st century. It is the discipline that increases sustainable education in the current education system, by approaching the integrated curriculum.
Geography looks equally at the physical, geographical environment and society, but, especially, the spatio-temporal interaction between people and places, helps us to understand the past, to live correctly the present in order to plan a sustainable future. Geography influences careers, lives by understanding connections, opportunities for life, opens to people a proper perspective on how to act in order to be satisfied themselves, but also to leave a better slope for future generations.
Geography builds visions in students, transformed into correct actions in their lives, by good citizens. In this context, the course cannot offer miraculous teaching-learning solutions, but, grafted on what is circulated in the current didactic space, it presents application structures, which can generate through experience, teachers' creativity an infinity of didactic approaches. Thus, geography perceived as a discipline based on the power of memory can and must be transformed into one that forms the individual to understand systemically the planet, the physical-geographical and human coupling on each space, how to use information, creatively, critically, innovatively in life, profession. The spectacle of the planet, the societies that constitute the contents of geography attract, and, therefore, this discipline must be coupled with attractive, engaging, active teaching activities, strongly anchored in the present technique, itself being an instrument of the digital world. Geography must be conducted in the didactic process from these perspectives, to be flexible on the current requirements of humanity, to harmonize the competencies acquired in school with their application in life.