Good evening participants,
Before you begin tomorrow's morning workshop, take a moment to consult the program for the varied afternoon opportunities. Options include the share-a-thon, teaching demos, and round table discussions.
Morning Event Room Change Notices
- The Preparing for an Academic Career workshop is moving to the Barn Auditorium (Farrell Westbrook Complex) (was formerly in Humphries 118).
- The Teaching Introductory Geoscience with Data and Math in a Societal Context Using GETSI Modules workshop is moving to Lawson 111 (was formerly in Humphries 327).
- The GER Writing Working Group is moving to Lawson 112 (was formerly in Humphries 320).
Tuesday Afternoon Options:
- Share-a-thon: Part of the contributed program, the Share-a-thon is a round-robin presentation in which participants have 1 to 2 minutes to do a "lightning talk" with an overview of an activity they contributed prior to the Rendezvous, followed by time to interact with attendees and answer questions in a small group format.
- Teaching Demos: If you are looking for ways to support student learning and engagement, check out tomorrow's teaching demos.
- Round Table Discussions: Round table discussions are designed as informal, small group discussions around a particular topic, moderated by a colleague with experience and expertise in the topic. Check out Tuesday's round table topics, which include: Strategies for Course Embedded Research, Developing Spatial Thinking Skills, Getting the Most out of your TA Experience, Applying Models of Diversity to Improve Geoscience Curricula and Programs, Teaching Geoscience in Laboratory Settings, Implicit Bias, Building Successful University-K-12 Partnerships, and Designing and Implementing a Multi-institution Field Program for 2YC and 4YC Students.
- Tuesday's Plenary: Rajul Pandya, Thriving Earth Exchange: We're All In This Together: Community science for learning and action
Later this week
- Wednesday Town Hall: How can we design the future of Earth Education for sustainable societies? We need your input! Come share your vision and engage in inspiring conversations with new colleagues on Wednesday 5:30-6:30pm at the Town Hall in Humphries 221.
Donor Development Challenge
We are at $2,108 of our goal of $4,000. Help us meet our goal and unlock the donor challenge by donating today. Donations go to providing travel stipends to the 2019 Rendezvous. Give now through your NAGT Membership account and select the Professional Development Fund.
Need to get out after a long day? Check out Nashville's Visitors' Guide, which features information on activities that will meet everyone's interests!
We also invite you to check out the Rendezvous Evening Activities page. We will update this page as we hear about new opportunities. Have something to add? Let us know at the registration table.
Share your ideas for next year's Rendezvous at Stanford University!
Share your ideas here! The committee will review all suggestions and work to create a balanced program that serves diverse audiences. We ask that suggestions be made by October 1 for consideration for the 2020 program.