- Find Out How One Liberal Arts College is Increasing Climate Literacy Across the Liberal Arts Curriculum
Gustavus Adolphus College, a liberal arts college in St. Peter, MN is bringing faculty across disciplines together to embed climate literacy in classrooms throughout the liberal arts curriculum in an effort to increase climate science literacy among the College's students and faculty.
- Joining Together to Revolutionize STEM Teacher Preparation in Washington State
An InTeGrate implementation program is bringing together an impressive consortium of faculty and administrators from institutions across the state of Washington as well as K-12 teachers, principals, and district directors focused on revolutionizing science learning and Earth literacy for all Washington State students.
- Announcing Upcoming Regional (Washington State) Workshop on Course Re-design
If you're a faculty member in the Pacific Northwest please join us for a 1-day NAGT course design workshop in Tacoma, WA on October 23. We seek participants from all types of institutions of higher education in a variety of scientific disciplines that address learning about Earth, including the geological, atmospheric, and ocean sciences, environmental science, physics, biology, and chemistry. Registration Deadline: October 12, 2015
- Workshop: Transforming Geoscience Preparation for K-8 Pre-Service Teachers
This two-day workshop 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.
- NAGT Joins in Efforts to Highlight Societal Benefits of the Geosciences.
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.
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