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GSA Abstract Submission Deadline is August 1
Posted: Jul 6 2017
NAGT is pleased to sponsor a variety of symposia and sessions at the Annual Meeting of the Geological Society of America meeting held in Seattle from October 22 to the 25th. Please submit an abstract and plan to attend the sessions highlighting key issues of importance to geoscience educators at all levels.
Apply Now for the Developing Competency in Teaching Computation Using MATLAB Workshop
Posted: Jun 29 2017

October 15-17, 2017
Carleton College, Northfield, MN

To address the need to strengthen computational skills, this workshop will bring together faculty from the sciences who teach computation and are interested in strengthening their skills and developing MATLAB-based teaching resources. Application deadline: September 8, 2017

Submit Your Favorite Teaching Activity to Teach the Earth
Posted: May 11 2017

Have you developed your own activity that works well in your classroom or in the field? NAGT is actively soliciting community members to submit teaching activities for our online education portal Teach the Earth. Activities are welcome at any time.

Announcing NAGT's Serving our Communities Initiative
Posted: May 11 2017
From local communities to international efforts, education and geoscience both play important roles in our society. The Serving Our Communities initiative celebrates the ways that geoscience educators and students are engaging with local, national and global communities.
SAGE Musings: the SAGE 2YC Project Blog
Posted: May 3 2017
The SAGE 2YC project (Supporting and Advancing Geoscience Education in Two-Year Colleges: Faculty as Change Agents) has launched a blog, SAGE Musings. The bi-weekly blog posts address topics related to supporting students' academic success, facilitating students' professional pathways in the geosciences, broadening participation in the geosciences, and catalyzing change.
Sexual Harassment in the Sciences: A Call to Geoscience Faculty and Researchers to Respond
Posted: Nov 15 2016
Thank you to NAGT members Kristen St. John, Eric Riggs, and Dave Mogk on writing the recent JGE editorial Sexual Harassment in the Sciences: A Call to Geoscience Faculty and Researchers to Respond based on the goals of the (NSF)-funded workshop: Sexual Harassment in the Sciences - A Call to Respond. The authors share their reflections on points from the workshop and results from recent studies that particularly resonated and have implications for geoscience education and geoscience education researchers.
2016 National Officer Elections
Posted: May 24 2016

It is time to vote for National Officers of NAGT. The ballot includes Vice President and two Councilors-at-Large. Voting begins on May 24 and ends on July 1, 2016.

2016 Geo2YC Officer Elections
Posted: May 24 2016
It is time to vote for Geo2YC: Two-Year College Division of NAGT. The ballot includes Vice President, Secretary/Treasurer, and Webmaster. Voting begins on May 24 and ends on July 1, 2016.
2016 GER Officer Elections
Posted: May 24 2016
It is time to vote for officers of the Geoscience Education Research Division of NAGT. The ballot includes President, Vice President, Treasurer, and Secretary. Voting begins on May 24 and ends on July 1, 2016.
2016 TED Officer Elections
Posted: May 24 2016
It is time to vote for officers for the Teacher Education Division of NAGT. The ballot includes President, Past President, Vice President, and Secretary/Treasurer. The voting begins on May 24, 2016 and ends on July 1, 2016.
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