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Dave Mogk Receives MSA Distinguished Public Service Award
Posted: Oct 13 2016

Congratulations to NAGT member and Cutting Edge co-PI, David Mogk on being selected as the 2017 Mineralogical Society of America Distinguished Public Service Award. The Distinguished Public Service (DPS) Medal is awarded to individuals or organizations who have made important contributions to furthering the vitality of the geological sciences, especially but not necessarily in the fields of mineralogy, geochemistry, petrology, and crystallography.

New NAGT Officers Welcomed at 2016 GSA Annual Meeting
Posted: Oct 4 2016
The National Association of Geoscience Teachers (NAGT) welcomed its newest elected officers at the recent 2016 GSA Annual Meeting, September 25-28, in Denver, CO.
InTeGrate is Pleased to Announce the Publication of New Teaching Materials
Posted: Oct 27 2016
Check out the newest materials in the InTeGrate collection: Water Sustainability in Cities, Mapping the Environment with Sensory Perception, Earth Systems Thinking, and Carbon, Climate, and Energy Resources.
InTeGrate Fall 2016 Webinar Series Continues
Posted: Oct 6 2016

Free and open to the public, this series will incorporate InTeGrate pedagogies into teaching practices, provide resources available for adoption, and create a forum for participants to learn and share teaching strategies.
Addressing Energy Sources and their impact on the Environment

Friday, October 28
Registration deadline is October 26.

NAGT Joins in Efforts to Highlight Societal Benefits of the Geosciences.
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.
InTeGrate is Pleased to Announce the Publication of a New Teaching Module: Living on the Edge: Building Resilient Societies on Active Plate Margins
Posted: Apr 29 2015
Geological monitoring can greatly improve our planning for and response to catastrophic events such as earthquakes and volcanoes. In light of recent tragic events in Nepal, this teaching module provides timely instruction for students to personally experience that geoscience is a complex, interdisciplinary effort with real-world implications.
InTeGrate Coastal Hazards, Risk, and Environmental Justice Workshop Announced- Application Deadline: March 25
Posted: Mar 5 2015

Join us for this important workshop taking place between the 5th anniversary of the Deepwater Horizon blow out in the Gulf of Mexico and the 10th Anniversary of Hurricane Katrina. The Coastal Hazards, Risk, and Environmental Justice workshop will enable teams of faculty members and administrators, particularly from minority-serving institutions, to explore the interplay among these critical issues and develop plans for actions that they will take on their own campuses to better incorporate these issues into their curriculum and campus programs.

InTeGrate is Pleased to Announce the Publication of a New Teaching Module: Interactions between Water, Earth's Surface, and Human Activity
Posted: Feb 4 2015
InTeGrate is developing a new breed of teaching materials that can be utilized in general education courses, teacher preparation courses, core courses within geoscience majors, and courses designed for other majors including environmental studies, social science, engineering, and other sciences.
New Approaches to Teaching Problem Solving
Posted: Nov 23 2009
In Class, Coached Problem Solving describes how faculty can provide a structured, guided context for students to work collaboratively to solve problems. Inventing and Testing Models uses Model-Eliciting Activities, which are open-ended problems that challenge students to build models in order to solve complex, real-world problems.
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.

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