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Pan-African Approaches to Teaching Geoscience
May 23-25 2017
- EarthConnections Highlighted on NSF 2017 STEM for All Video Showcase
EarthConnections: Community Pathways to Geoscience Careers, brings together partners to create pathways in three regional pilots, focusing on key academic transitions in three diverse U.S. communities—Atlanta, GA; San Bernardino, CA; and Oklahoma. To learn more about EarthConnections, check out the project video on the NSF 2017 STEM for All Video Showcase.
- Submit Your Favorite Teaching Activity to Teach the Earth
Have you developed your own activity that works well in your classroom or in the field? NAGT is actively soliciting community members to submit teaching activities for our online education portal Teach the Earth. Activities are welcome at any time but those that are submitted to the portal by June 1 will be included in the Activity Review Camp taking place at the 2017 Earth Educators' Rendezvous in July.
- Announcing NAGT's Serving our Communities Initiative
From local communities to international efforts, education and geoscience both play important roles in our society. The Serving Our Communities initiative celebrates the ways that geoscience educators and students are engaging with local, national and global communities.
- Earth Educators' Rendezvous 2017—Register Today!
We have had an overwhelming response to our early bird registration deadline! If you haven't registered, there is still plenty of time (although many a.m. workshops are filling). Check out the Rendezvous program and register today.
- InTeGrate Announces the Publication of a New Materials
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. Check out our newly published materials: Water: Science, and Society, Changing Biosphere and Critical Zone Science.
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This website hosts instructional materials used in the Eyes in the Sky program. Eyes in the Sky II is an expansion of TERC's existing program that was supported by NSF ITEST funding.Eyes in the Sky II
About Browse Key Resources Teaching MaterialsExplore thousands of community-contributed teaching activities. Peer reviewed collections include: The On the Cutting Edge Exemplary Reviewed Activity ...Teach the Earth
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This website provides information on the issues involved in teaching quantitative literacy, reasoning, and skills and methods for doing so as well as additional resources and a community of other ...Quantitative Skills
Scaling up a Novel Approach to Evaluating Undergraduate Research This project will test, refine, and disseminate an evidence-based model for improving student outcomes by incorporating evaluation ...EvaluateUR
EarthLabs units offer sequences for learning science concepts through hands-on experiments and data analysis.EarthLabs for Educators
The Earth Exploration Toolbook is a collection of computer-based Earth science activities. Each activity, or chapter, introduces one or more data sets and an analysis tool that enables users to ...Earth Exploration Toolbook
The InTeGrate program supports the teaching of geoscience in the context of societal issues both within geoscience courses and across the undergraduate curriculum.InTeGrate
A collection of 650+ free, ready-to-use resources rigorously reviewed by educators and scientists. Suitable for secondary through higher education classrooms. Browse by NGSS » Search the ...CLEAN
The National Association of Geoscience Teachers works to foster improvement in the teaching of the Earth sciences at all levels of formal and informal instruction, to emphasize the cultural ...NAGT
The Math You Need, When You Need It provides web modules to help students succeed with mathematics in introductory geoscience classes.The Math You Need, When You Need It
This website is designed to help students and instructors use the teaching modules and resource collections from the famous trial described in "A Civil Action" in science and ...A Civil Action - The Woburn Toxic Trial
Welcome to SERC's portal for K-12 Educators. We've scoured dozens of educational project websites hosted by SERC to find the activities and resources of highest interest to K-12 educators. ...K12
Two-year colleges (2YCs) play an increasingly important role in producing earth-science literate citizens, developing a competent and creative geoscience workforce, teaching science to pre-service ...Supporting and Advancing Geoscience Education in Two-Year Colleges
Direct Measurement Videos are short, high-quality videos of real events that allow students to easily explore, measure, and predict physical phenomena. Several of the videos are paired with ...Direct Measurement Videos
The On the Cutting Edge Professional Development Program for Geoscience Faculty brings together workshops, websites, and research activities to support highest quality undergraduate geoscience ...Cutting Edge
This site is designed to help faculty and graduate students learn about instructional methods for teaching undergraduate entry-level geoscience, environmental science, or related courses.Starting Point-Teaching Entry Level Geoscience
This website contains educational modules and digital library technologies that can be used to translate exciting new scientific discoveries into effective instructional practice.Integrating Research and Education
Connecting Theory to Classroom Practice Teaching Methods The What, Why and How of Student Centered Learning Activities Direct from the Classroom Get Started With: Engaged Pedagogies We use the term ...Pedagogy in Action
This site contains educational and supporting materials for students and teachers of microbiology, including information about microorganisms and extremophiles, and links to online resources about ...Microbial Life - Educational Resources
Earth and environmental science classes are changing. Long perceived as low-level courses with little to engage or challenge students, they are becoming vital, rich, invigorating courses. As more ...EarthLabs
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