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InTeGrate Coastal Hazards, Risk, and Environmental Justice Workshop Announced- Application Deadline: March 25
Posted: Mar 5 2015

Join us for this important workshop taking place between the 5th anniversary of the Deepwater Horizon blow out in the Gulf of Mexico and the 10th Anniversary of Hurricane Katrina. The Coastal Hazards, Risk, and Environmental Justice workshop will enable teams of faculty members and administrators, particularly from minority-serving institutions, to explore the interplay among these critical issues and develop plans for actions that they will take on their own campuses to better incorporate these issues into their curriculum and campus programs.

Earth Science Partners with Mechanical Engineering at Tennessee Tech
Posted: Feb 16 2015
Great campus collaboration that came out of the last summer's Innovative Approaches to Teaching Sedimentary Geology, Geomorphology, and Paleontology workshop from On the Cutting Edge.
Contribute to the Upcoming Earth Educators' Rendezvous: Abstract Deadline is March 1
Posted: Feb 9 2015
The Contributed Program offers both a venue to present work and an opportunity to see the depth and breadth of what is going on in the Earth Science education community. Submit your teaching and program examples or educational research before March 1!
Registration is Now Open for the Earth Educators' Rendezvous
Posted: Jan 20 2015
Join us for the inaugural Earth Educators' Rendezvous this summer at the University of Colorado, Boulder.
Geoethics Highlighted at Recent AGU Meeting
Posted: Jan 9 2015
A group of scientists and teachers at the Fall Meeting of the American Geophysical Union (AGU) met to discuss "geoethics," not just the principles that scientists, students, and employers need to consider in their research, papers and publications, and in their communications with the public, but questions about advocacy, policy input, and even stewardship of the environment and climate.
Report from the Summit on the Future of Undergraduate Geoscience Education
Posted: Oct 31 2014
The report on the January, 2014 Summit on the Future of Undergraduate Geoscience Educationis now available.
Michael Wysession Receives a 2014 American Geophysical Union Ambassador Award
Posted: Jul 10 2014
The National Association of Geoscience Teachers and On The Cutting Edge is proud to congratulate Michael Wysession on receiving a 2014 American Geophysical Union Ambassador Award.
NAGT On the Cutting Edge Announce New Partnerships
Posted: Mar 14 2014
The National Association of Geoscience Teachers On the Cutting Edge is pleased to announce today that the American Geophysical Union, along with the Geological Society of America, have agreed to a formative partnership to improve the learning and teaching of the geosciences.
New Pages on Service Learning
Posted: May 25 2010
Following the 2010 service learning workshop, Cutting Edge has a new module pages to support Service Learning in the Geosciences.
Guided Discovery Problems
Posted: Sep 15 2009
A new set of web pages about teaching with Guided Discovery Problems offers a wealth of information on using this teaching method, along with several detailed examples ready to use in the classroom.
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