Posted: Feb 12 2016
The Science Education Resource Center is accepting applications for a Content Specialist & Evaluation Associate to develop new and improve existing websites, support professional development programming, maintain SERC collections, and assist in education research and evaluation projects. Come work with us!
Posted: Feb 9 2016
Interested in joining the 2016 Rendezvous but funding is a challenge? This year's Rendezvous includes addition funding for specific morning workshops. Stipend application deadlines for the following workshops are approaching:
- Geoscience Education Research (GER) Community Planning—Feb. 15
- GeoNeeds: Broadening Participating in the Geosciences Workforce—March 1
- Preparing for an Academic Career—April 1
Don't forget that Contributed Program: Oral, Poster, and Teaching Demonstration Sessions application deadline is March 1.
Join us in Madison!
Posted: Jan 19 2016
Soils, Systems, and Society not only fills a gap in the K-8 science curriculum, but also enhances preservice teachers' content knowledge and pedagogical content knowledge about soils. This three to four-week teaching module promotes geoscientific and systems thinking and emphasizes strong interdisciplinary connections between science content and society through locally relevant issues.
Posted: Jan 18 2016
This two-day workshop, on April 8-9, 2016, will explore strategies for strengthening K-8 science teaching, through both science content knowledge and science teaching methods. The workshop is open to science faculty, education faculty, and in-service science teachers. Teams of science and education faculty from the same institution are particularly encouraged to apply.
Posted: Jan 11 2016
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 24-28, 2016 with optional trip to NSF on July 29. Location: University of Maryland, College Park. Application deadline: March 16, 2016
Posted: Sep 14 2015
In response to several bills that have been introduced this year to reduce funding for or otherwise restrict the growth of the Earth and related sciences, a group of science organizations are uniting behind a community response that highlights the broad societal benefits of the geosciences.
Posted: Sep 1 2015
The National Association of Geoscience Teachers (NAGT) and the American Geosciences Institute (AGI) are pleased to welcome Baylor University Professor, Dr. Vincent Cronin as the Editor of the Physical Geology Lab Manual, starting with the 11th Edition.
Posted: Jul 6 2015
Peter, a physics teacher at Henry Sibley High School in Mendota Heights, MN, will receive his award (plus $10,000 prize money) in Washington this summer. Peter is project leader on The Direct Measurement Video project which aims to improve physics education by engaging students with high-quality videos of real-world physics phenomena. Congratulations Peter!
Posted: Jun 23 2015
NAGT joins over 250 groups and prominent business leaders across the country in an urgent call to action for stronger federal policies and investment to drive domestic research and development— Innovation: An American Imperative. The action follows American Academy of Arts and Sciences report, Restoring the Foundation: The Vital Role of Research in Preserving the American Dream.
Posted: Jun 9 2015
Carleton College highlights SERC's largest project