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On the Cutting Edge Celebrates 15 Years of Impacts on Geoscience Education
Posted: Nov 15 2017
Since its establishment in 2002, On the Cutting Edge has engaged more than 3,000 faculty, post-docs, and graduate students from over 900 institutions in 109 face-to-face and virtual workshops and community-based research projects. In addition, On the Cutting Edge has produced a website that has more than 9,000 pages of content and is visited by more than 1,000,000 users annually. On the Cutting Edge celebrated these accomplishments at the 2017 Geological Society of America Annual Meeting with an oral session titled "On the Cutting Edge: Fifteen Years of Impacts on Geoscience Education" and an associated poster session of the same name.
NAGT Events at AGU 2017
Posted: Nov 30 2017
NAGT is pleased to outline a variety of geoscience education sessions available at the Fall 2017 AGU Meeting in New Orleans next month. Stop by the NAGT booth (#1527) for the most up-to-date information on upcoming workshops, educational resources, and teaching activities.
New Approaches to Teaching Problem Solving
Posted: Nov 23 2009
In Class, Coached Problem Solving describes how faculty can provide a structured, guided context for students to work collaboratively to solve problems. Inventing and Testing Models uses Model-Eliciting Activities, which are open-ended problems that challenge students to build models in order to solve complex, real-world problems.
Guided Discovery Problems
Posted: Sep 15 2009
A new set of web pages about teaching with Guided Discovery Problems offers a wealth of information on using this teaching method, along with several detailed examples ready to use in the classroom.
Teaching Urban Students
Posted: Jun 23 2009
A module about Teaching Urban Students provides detailed background information about the characteristics of urban students, insights into effective teaching practices and examples of classroom approaches well suited to engage and support all urban students.
New Pedagogic Modules
Posted: Jan 30 2009
New modules on using ConcepTests, Lecture Tutorials, and Structured Academic Controversy are now available. Each module includes information about the method, how to use it in your classroom, references, and a collection of example activities.
Teaching with Google Earth
Posted: Dec 5 2008
A new module on Teaching with Google Earth has been released, with detailed instructions and many ideas for bringing rich imagery and interactive information into the classroom. There are over 25 different examples of activities using Google Earth.
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