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2018 Earth Educators' Rendezvous Posters Accepted until May 15
Posted: Apr 11 2018
The 2018 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. Remember to register before May 1 to receive the early bird rate!
Attention 2YC Geoscience Faculty: Extended Deadline to Apply to the 2018 Early Career Workshop
Posted: Mar 27 2018
The National Association of Geoscience Teachers is holding spaces at the annual Early Career Workshop (July 22-26, 2018) for additional Two Year College faculty to attend, even though the official deadline has passed. If you are 2YC faculty, please submit your application ASAP, and yes—scholarships are offered to defray the cost.
David McConnell Publishes Article on InTeGrate in Earth Magazine
Posted: Feb 20 2018
David McConnell of North Carolina State University published an article on InTeGrate in the latest issue of 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."
New Articles Available on the SAGE Musings Blog
Posted: Feb 15 2018
The 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.
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