News from Across Teach the Earth

The 2021 NAGT Annual Report is now available!
Posted: Dec 20 2021

The 2021 NAGT Annual Report is now available! Take a look at what NAGT accomplished in 2021.

Living Physics Portal Project Publishes in Physical Review Journal: Teaching Strategies Predict Instructor's Perceived Effectiveness of IPLS Courses
Posted: Nov 19 2021

A new study out of the SERC collaboration with the Living Physics Portal has been published in the Physical Review: Physics Education Research journal, showing self-reported teaching strategies predict instructors' perceived effectiveness of their Introductory physics for life sciences (IPLS) courses.

New GeoContext Collection Provides a Model for Incorporating Social and Political Context in Geoscience Higher Education
Posted: Nov 9 2021

Teaching materials created by the GeoContext team, a group of students and educators, are now available online in SERC's Teach the Earth library. The GeoContext collection is a set of resources that bring social and political context into topics commonly taught in undergraduate and graduate geoscience courses.

Apply now for January 2022 Project EDDIE Module Development & Community Building Experience
Posted: Nov 8 2021

Applications are open now for the January 2022 Project EDDIE Module Development & Community Building Experience. The meeting will now be held virtually on Jan. 20th, Jan. 27th, and Feb. 10th.

Upcoming Virtual EDDIE Workshop at AGU: Building Quantitative Literacy Through Science, Education, and Art
Posted: Oct 28 2021

Are you excited to support your students in developing skills for science and connecting with communities? Sign up for a workshop at the American Geophysical Union Meeting:Building Quantitative Literacy Through Science, Education, and Art! Democratize access to science by teaching inquiry with open data. Learn strategies from artists to support students in making cultural and community connections, or using science for advocacy.

BASICS Project Releases New Teaching Module on Water Quality
Posted: Oct 26 2021

The first of two teaching modules from the BASICS (Business and Science: Integrated Curriculum for Sustainability) Project has been made live. The 1-2 week module, The Wicked Problem of Water Quality in the Mississippi River Watershed, is designed to engage students in complex systems-based thinking.

SAGE 2YC Project Publishes in JGE: Making Departments Diverse, Equitable, and Inclusive
Posted: Oct 21 2021

The SAGE 2YC project (Supporting and Advancing Geoscience Education at Two-Year Colleges) has published an open-access article outlining a practical, step-by-step process geoscience departments can use to improve equity and inclusion, highlighting levers for cultural change and strategies for identifying context-appropriate solutions from the research literature.

2020 IODP School of Rock teaching activity collection
Posted: Sep 30 2021

The 2020 IODP School of Rock took a virtual tour through the cutting-edge, hot off the presses 2050 Framework for Scientific Ocean Drilling. Participants developed teaching activities highlighting the discoveries of Scientific Ocean Drilling for K-12 students.

Submit your Earth Science Week-themed teaching activities to the Teach the Earth portal
Posted: Apr 23 2021

We are seeking activity submissions for K-12 classrooms that address the Earth Science Week 2021 theme: "Water Today and For the Future." Do you have a K-12 activity that fits the theme? Submit it today to the Teach the Earth portal!

NAGT’s Continued Efforts to Fight Racial Injustice
Posted: Sep 29 2020

NAGT continues to support the crucial movement and petition for the Call for a Robust Anti-racism Plan for the Geosciences.

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