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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.

Using click-on-diagram questions to identify geoscience misconceptions
Drs. Nicole LaDue and Tim Shipley published a paper n the Journal of Science Education and Technology on the use of click-on-diagram questions, administered using a classroom response system, as a research tool for identifying spatial misconceptions. Read the article: https://link.springer.com/article/10.1007%2Fs10956-018-9738-0.
David McConnell Publishes Article on InTeGrate in Earth Magazine
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."

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