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- NAGT Announces New Editor for In The Trenches
The NAGT Executive Committee is please to announce the appointment of Dr. Margaret Crowder as the new Editor-in-Chief of the In the Trenches publication.
- Announcing the 2017 Early Career Geoscience Faculty Workshop: Teaching, Research, and Managing Your Career
Are you in your first three years of a permanent academic position? Apply to join us for a multi-day workshop where you will participate in sessions on topics including effective teaching strategies, course design, establishing a research program in a new setting, working with research students, balancing professional and personal responsibilities, and time management. Date: July 9-13, 2017 with optional trip to NSF on July 14. Location: University of Maryland, College Park. Application deadline: March 22, 2017
- Special Call for InTeGrate Themed Traveling Workshop Program
Is your department overhauling its curriculum? Have new faculty in your department? Is your department involved in strategic planning? Facing changing enrollment or striving to increase diversity? Want to increase the emphasis on teaching science in the context of societal issues?
InTeGrate & NAGT invite you to improve learning about the Earth in your courses, programs, & departments through our Traveling Workshops Program (TWP). Application deadlines are 1/31 and 3/15.
- InTeGrate is Pleased to Announce the Publication of New Teaching Materials
Check out the newest materials in the InTeGrate collection: The Wicked Problem of Global Food Security; Coastal Processes, Hazards and Society; An Ecosystem Services Approach to Water Resources; Earth's Thermostat; and Ocean Sustainability.
- Sexual Harassment in the Sciences: A Call to Geoscience Faculty and Researchers to Respond
Thank you to NAGT members Kristen St. John, Eric Riggs, and Dave Mogk on writing the recent JGE editorial Sexual Harassment in the Sciences: A Call to Geoscience Faculty and Researchers to Respond based on the goals of the (NSF)-funded workshop: Sexual Harassment in the Sciences - A Call to Respond. The authors share their reflections on points from the workshop and results from recent studies that particularly resonated and have implications for geoscience education and geoscience education researchers.
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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. On this ...K12
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
EarthLabs units offer sequences for learning science concepts through hands-on experiments and data analysis.EarthLabs for Educators
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
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
The SAGE 2YC website provides resources to support 2YC geoscience faculty and their programs. Two-year colleges (2YCs) play an increasingly important role in producing earth-science literate ...Supporting and Advancing Geoscience Education in Two-Year Colleges
About Browse Key Resources Teaching MaterialsExplore thousands of community-contributed teaching activities. Peer reviewed collections include: The On the Cutting Edge Exemplary Reviewed Activity ...Teach the Earth
Connecting Theory to Classroom Practice Teaching Methods The What, Why and How of Student Centered Learning Activities Direct from the Classroom Get Started With: Engaged Pedagogies We use the term ...Pedagogy in Action
The InTeGrate program supports the teaching of geoscience in the context of societal issues both within geoscience courses and across the undergraduate curriculum.InTeGrate
The National Association of Geoscience Teachers works to foster improvement in the teaching of the Earth sciences at all levels of formal and informal instruction, to emphasize the cultural ...NAGT
A collection of 650+ free, ready-to-use resources rigorously reviewed by educators and scientists. Suitable for secondary through higher education classrooms. Explore the Collection » Ice Core ...CLEAN
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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
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
Direct Measurement Videos are short, high-quality videos of real events that allow students to easily explore, measure, and predict physical phenomena. Several of the videos are paired with ...Direct Measurement Videos
The On the Cutting Edge Professional Development Program for Geoscience Faculty brings together workshops, websites, and research activities to support highest quality undergraduate geoscience ...Cutting Edge
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
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
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
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
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