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- New Publication: Interdisciplinary Teaching About Earth and the Environment for a Sustainable Future
A new book, Interdisciplinary Teaching About Earth and the Environment for a Sustainable Future, presents the outcomes of the InTeGrate project, a community effort funded by the National Science Foundation to improve Earth literacy, and build a workforce prepared to tackle environmental and resource issues. The book describes InTeGrate's instructor-developed curricula, which reaches a wide audience, sustainability and program level courses, and provides a framework for creating curricula, including rich examples of specific large program use, as well as tools for implementing multi-scale approaches to educational change.
- Diversity and Donor Development Committees seek nominations
AGT's Diversity Committee and Donor Development Initiative Committee seek nominations for new members. Are you or someone you know interested in getting further involved in NAGT?
- NSF Funding Supports Participation in Three Morning Workshops at this Year's Rendezvous
We are excited to announce a new opportunity for funding toward participating in three morning workshops, aimed at incorporating active learning strategies into the classroom, at this summer's Earth Educators' Rendezvous in Nashville, TN.
- Apply for the 2019 Teaching Computational Thinking Skills with MATLAB Workshop
Join fellow educators from Physics, Biology, Chemistry, Geoscience, Engineering, Math, and allied fields in sharing experiences and expertise in teaching computational thinking skills in undergraduate courses at the 2019 Teaching Computational Thinking Skills with MATLAB Workshop, October 20-22 at Carleton College in Northfield, MN. Participants will work with peers and MathWorks representatives to develop course materials and discuss best practices for building computational thinking skills in their courses and assessing students' understanding of applied computation.
- Join us for the 2019 Earth Educators' Rendezvous in Nashville!
Join us for the fifth annual Earth Educators' Rendezvous in Nashville, TN, July 15-19! Co-hosted by Tennessee State University and Vanderbilt University, the Rendezvous brings together researchers and practitioners working in all aspects of undergraduate Earth education, including a mix of college faculty, graduate students, and K-12 teachers from all disciplines who are interested in improving their teaching about Earth.
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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
The Supporting and Advancing Geoscience Education at Two-Year Colleges (SAGE 2YC) project and website helps two-year college geoscience faculty implement high-impact, evidence-based instructional and ...Supporting and Advancing Geoscience Education in Two-Year Colleges
EarthLabs units offer sequences for learning science concepts through hands-on experiments and data analysis.EarthLabs for Educators
The Earth Educators' Rendezvous is a five day conference that takes place each summer at different locations across the country. Drawing across the work currently taking place in geoscience, ...Earth Educators' Rendezvous
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
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
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
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
Teaching about Earth for a Sustainable Future: Materials for Faculty and Instructors Classroom Tested, Peer Reviewed and Designed to Fit into Your Course Explore the Teaching Materials » Support ...InTeGrate
EvaluateUR provides an online guided evaluation process designed to be used by programs that support summer research experiences for undergraduates. If you coordinate a summer undergraduate research ...EvaluateUR
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 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
This site introduces economists to innovative teaching strategies developed both within and beyond the discipline of economics. It provides instructors with the tools to begin integrating and ...Starting Point: Teaching and Learning Economics
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
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
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
The CLEAN Collection of Climate and Energy Educational Resources A collection of 700+ free, ready-to-use learning resources rigorously reviewed by educators and scientists suitable for secondary ...CLEAN
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
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
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
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