SERC News News from across SERC InTeGrate 2018 Spring Webinar Series Continues Friday, March 30 with the webinar Educating Skillful Visualizers. The registration deadline for this webinar is Wednesday, March 28, 2018.]]> Tue, 20 Mar 2018 00:00:00 -0500 2018 Earth Educators' Rendezvous Travel Stipend Applications due April 1; Posters Accepted until May 15 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 posters and share-a-thon proposals will be accepted until the late deadline of May 15. Individuals seeking financial support to attend the conference should apply for a travel stipend by April 1.]]> Fri, 09 Mar 2018 00:00:00 -0600 JGE Theme Issue Call for Papers: New Developments in Diversity and Inclusiveness in Geosciences Mon, 05 Mar 2018 00:00:00 -0600 David McConnell Publishes Article on InTeGrate in Earth Magazine Earth magazine. Titled, "Making the first (and last) geoscience class count," the article calls attention to opportunities within introductory geoscience courses to address grand societal challenges that are rooted in the geosciences, thus helping students develop "an appreciation for the global perspective, cultural sensitivity and scientific insight that inform decisions regarding the challenges humans will face in the future."]]> Tue, 20 Feb 2018 00:00:00 -0600 New Articles Available on the SAGE Musings Blog SAGE 2YC project is building a national network of two-year college geoscience faculty who implement evidence-based practices that will lead to improved STEM learning, broadened participation, and a more robust STEM workforce. Four new articles related to these project goals are now available on the SAGE Musings blog, focusing on how mindset affects student learning, research summarizing the power of value affirmation on the performance of underrepresented students in STEM, experiments in flipping a geoscience course, and strategies for engaging all students by cultivating their voices.]]> Thu, 15 Feb 2018 00:00:00 -0600