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Whether you're an undergraduate faculty member or a K-12 science teacher our suite of partner projects have materials you can use today. Connect with a community of peers as they share what really works in their classrooms.
Preparing Teachers to Teach Earth Science
This site examines the role of geoscience departments and faculty in preparing preservice teachers and supporting practicing teachers who teach Earth science at all pre-college levels. Information is drawn from the participants and outcomes of the 2003 On the Cutting Edge workshop.
- Call for Implementation Programs
We are excited to announce and invite you to apply to our InTeGrate call for implementation programs. Grants of up to $50,000 will be awarded to successful applicants. See the call for more details. Proposal deadline is March 28, 2014.
- Upcoming Webinar on Integrating Geodesy Data into Undergraduate Courses
The GETSI project will be offering a free webinar on January 10, 2014 on the topic of incorporating geodesy data into undergraduate courses. This webinar will provide an overview of geodetic methods and existing teaching resources that can be used to address critical societal geoscience questions.
- InTeGrate 2014 Workshops Announced
The InTeGrate program is offering 2 new workshops for 2014, plus four partnership workshops in collaboration with On the Cutting Edge and GeoEthics.
- 2014 On the Cutting Edge Workshop Series Announced
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.
- The National Numeracy Network Blog
The National Numeracy Network has started blogging! Go to their blog page to read their latest entry and to join in the discussion.
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Welcome to SERC's portal for K-12 Educators. We've scoured dozens of educational project websites hosted by SERC to find the activities and resources of highest interest to K-12 educators. ...K12
EarthLabs units offer sequences for learning science concepts through hands-on experiments and data analysis.EarthLabs for Educators
This site introduces economists to innovative teaching strategies developed both within and beyond the discipline of economics. It provides instructors with the tools to begin integrating and ...Starting Point: Teaching and Learning Economics
Building Strong Geoscience Departments is a project focused on helping geoscience departments adapt and prosper in a changing and challenging environment.Building Strong Geoscience Departments
A portal to activities, workshops and other teaching materials for Geoscience Educators.Teach the Earth
Vignettes are stand-alone, illustrated electronic case studies that teach about geomorphology, surface processes, and/or Quaternary history. Vignettes can be used alone or in combination with the ...Vignettes
SENCER applies the science of learning to the learning of science, all to expand civic capacity. SENCER courses and programs connect science, technology, engineering, and mathematics content to ...Search SENCER Resources
The Math You Need, When You Need It provides web modules to help students succeed with mathematics in introductory geoscience classes.The Math You Need, When You Need It
The Earth Exploration Toolbook is a collection of computer-based Earth science activities. Each activity, or chapter, introduces one or more data sets and an analysis tool that enables users to ...Earth Exploration Toolbook
For Faculty and Instructors Undergraduate Teaching for a Sustainable Future Learn More » For Program Directors and Administrators Laying the Foundation for Tomorrow's Sustainability Workforce ...InTeGrate
Quick Links Membership & Support Journal of Geoscience Education Teaching Resources USGS Field Training Field Camp Scholarships NAGT Workspaces The National Association of Geoscience Teachers ...NAGT
This website provides information on the issues involved in teaching quantitative literacy, reasoning, and skills and methods for doing so as well as additional resources and a community of other ...Quantitative Skills
This website hosts instructional materials used in the Eyes in the Sky program. Eyes in the Sky II is an expansion of TERC's existing program that was supported by NSF ITEST funding.Eyes in the Sky II
This website is designed to help students and instructors use the teaching modules and resource collections from the famous trial described in "A Civil Action" in science and ...A Civil Action - The Woburn Toxic Trial
The On the Cutting Edge project helps geoscience faculty stay up-to-date with both geoscience research and teaching methods through workshops and websites which combine to provide professional ...Cutting Edge
This site is designed to help faculty and graduate students learn about instructional methods for teaching undergraduate entry-level geoscience, environmental science, or related courses.Starting Point-Teaching Entry Level Geoscience
Earth and environmental science classes are changing. Long perceived as low-level courses with little to engage or challenge students, they are becoming vital, rich, invigorating courses. As more ...EarthLabs
This site contains educational and supporting materials for students and teachers of microbiology, including information about microorganisms and extremophiles, and links to online resources about ...Microbial Life - Educational Resources
A library of teaching methods, example activities and literature on research on learning.Pedagogy in Action
This website contains educational modules and digital library technologies that can be used to translate exciting new scientific discoveries into effective instructional practice.Integrating Research and Education
The CLEAN Pathway provides a reviewed collection of classroom materials for teaching climate and energy literacy for students in grades 6-16. Hallmarks of the project include the collection of ...CLEAN