News from On the Cutting Edge

SERC Announces New Assistant Director
Posted: Apr 3 2014
The Science Education Resource Center (SERC) is pleased to announce that Dr. Cailin Huyck Orr has accepted the position of Assistant Director. Cailin comes to us from Washington State University where she worked with interdisciplinary teams including collaborators in geosciences, engineering, economics, and communications. SERC is delighted to welcome Cailin to our team beginning June 16!
Hazards Event Page: Oso Landslide
Posted: Mar 31 2014
On the Cutting Edge has released a new Hazards Event Page with resources related to the March 22 landslide near Oso, WA.
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.
2014 On the Cutting Edge Workshop Series Announced
Posted: Nov 8 2013
On the Cutting Edge has announced their 2013-14 series of workshops and professional development opportunities. The series includes a wide array of face-to-face workshops, virtual workshops, webinars, and ongoing research activities. Learn more at the On the Cutting Edge workshop website.
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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