News from Across Teach the Earth

Project EDDIE Module Development Workshop: Oct 28-30 - Applications now available
Posted: May 24 2019
The Project EDDIE Module Development Workshop will be held at Carleton College in Northfield, Minnesota from October 28-30. This workshop focuses on participants developing flexible EDDIE teaching modules that pair scientific concepts and quantitative reasoning with teaching with data.
NSF Funding Supports Participation in Three Morning Workshops at this Year's Rendezvous
Posted: May 6 2019
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
Posted: Apr 29 2019
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!
Posted: Apr 22 2019

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
Posted: Apr 11 2019
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.
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