Sustain Faculty Learning
Every faculty member needs opportunities for continuing to learn about their craft. The resources here can help faculty members learn on their own or provide professional development for their colleagues.
- Pedagogy in Action: Connecting Theory to Classroom Practice - The Pedagogy in Action portal provides educators with access to the What, Why, and How of implementing a wide variety of active learning techniques in their classrooms. This pedagogical information is combined with collections of teaching activities across disciplines and grade levels that use the particular teaching methods in context.
- Earth Educators' Rendezvous - Participant in the Earth Educators' Rendezvous are 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. The conference program is made up of long-format professional development workshops, single-afternoon mini-workshops, contributed posters and presentations, and plenary sessions.
- National Association of Geoscience Teachers - NAGT works to raise the quality of and emphasis on teaching the geosciences at all levels. Its members include K-12 teachers and college and university faculty as well as educators working with the general public through outlets such as museums and science centers. NAGT's purpose is to foster improvement in the teaching of the Earth sciences at all levels of formal and informal instruction, to emphasize the cultural significance of the Earth sciences, and to disseminate knowledge in this field to the general public.