GET Spatial Learning Network

Introduction

Through the collaboration of cognitive psychologists, education researchers, and geoscience educators, the Geoscience Education Transdisciplinary Spatial Learning Network aims to develop educational tools that can help students, across classroom and field settings, to better understand and build upon historically difficult geoscience concepts. Read more about this project and the members of the GET Spatial Network.

GSA Workshop 2018

We will be leading a half-day workshop on Strengthening Students' Spatial Thinking Skills at the 2018 annual meeting of the Geological Society of America. This short course will focus on developing geoscience students' spatial thinking skills through research-based curricular materials. We will emphasize strategies and tools that support students with a range of spatial skills without imposing additional burdens on the instructor.

The Blog: Postcards from a trading zone

Throughout this project, project team members will be writing blog posts, collaboratively. Read what we're thinking on the GET Spatial Learning Blog.

Teaching Activities

Project team members are developing teaching activities incorporating spatial feedback and spatial accommodation. Browse the teaching activity collection.

Recent News

On the cover of JGE!
Posted: Jul 3 2018
Drs. Ilyse Resnick, Kim A. Kastens, and Thomas F. Shipley published an article in the Journal of Geoscience Education, and made the cover! See their article, How students reason about visualizations from large professionally collected data sets: A study of students approaching the threshold of data proficiency.
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This project is supported by the National Science Foundation (NSF), grant #1640800. Any opinions, findings, and conclusions or recommendations expressed in this website are those of the authors and do not necessarily reflect the views of the National Science Foundation.

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