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2018 NSF STEM for All Video Showcase
Posted: May 15 2018

Two projects led by the Science Education Resource Center and sponsored by the National Association of Geoscience Teachers — InTeGrate and EarthConnections — will be featured in the National Science Foundation's 2018 STEM for All Video Showcase, an online event taking place from May 14 to May 21 that features more than 200 videos of federally funded projects aimed at improving science, technology, mathematics, engineering, and computer science in formal and informal environments. Any time during the week-long event, visitors can vote for their favorite videos and ask questions of the presenters.

2018 Earth Educators' Rendezvous Posters Accepted until June 3
Posted: May 15 2018
The 2018 Earth Educators' Rendezvous (July 16-20) will provide a unique opportunity to present and discuss your work with an audience of Earth educators. The deadline for submitting abstracts and teaching demo proposals has now passed, however the deadline for posters and share-a-thon proposals has been extended to June 3. Remember to register before May 1 to receive the early bird rate!
New Pages on Service Learning
Posted: May 25 2010
Following the 2010 service learning workshop, Cutting Edge has a new module pages to support Service Learning in the Geosciences.
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.
Teaching Urban Students
Posted: Jun 23 2009
A module about Teaching Urban Students provides detailed background information about the characteristics of urban students, insights into effective teaching practices and examples of classroom approaches well suited to engage and support all urban students.
New Pedagogic Modules
Posted: Jan 30 2009
New modules on using ConcepTests, Lecture Tutorials, and Structured Academic Controversy are now available. Each module includes information about the method, how to use it in your classroom, references, and a collection of example activities.
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