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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.
Teaching Urban Students
Posted: Jun 23 2009
A module about Teaching Urban Students provides detailed background information about the characteristics of urban students, insights into effective teaching practices and examples of classroom approaches well suited to engage and support all urban students.
New Pedagogic Modules
Posted: Jan 30 2009
New modules on using ConcepTests, Lecture Tutorials, and Structured Academic Controversy are now available. Each module includes information about the method, how to use it in your classroom, references, and a collection of example activities.
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