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NAGT Events and Activities at the 2014 GSA Annual Meeting
Posted: Jun 12 2014
NAGT is pleased to sponsor a variety of symposia and sessions at the Annual Meeting of the Geological Society of America meeting held in Vancouver, BC, October 19-22, 2014. Please submit an abstract and attend workshops and sessions highlighting key issues of importance to geoscience educators at all levels. You can also come by the NAGT booth to meet officers and other NAGT members and to learn more about you can be involved in your organization. More information about NAGT activities at GSA will be added to this page as it becomes available.
2014 Dottie Stout Award Winners
Posted: Jun 12 2014
The National Association of Geoscience Teachers is pleased to announce the winners of our 2014 Dorothy (Dottie) Stout Professional Development Grants.
NAGT Summer Intern
Posted: Jun 12 2014
NAGT is pleased to introduce a new addition to our executive office staff! Ellen Currier, a rising senior English major and Spanish concentrator at Carleton College, will be NAGT's first summer intern. In addition to literature and foreign languages, Ellen also enjoys a range of subjects including geology, biology, history, and studio art. Ellen is interested in learning more about nonprofit management and will be assisting with a myriad of NAGT tasks and projects including our membership drive, awards program, marketing, and preparing for NAGT's presence at the upcoming Geological Society of America meeting.

Welcome to Ellen!
Environmental Justice Across the Curriculum
Posted: May 20 2014

New pages explore ideas of how to incorporate Environmental Justice themes into your curriculum. Join the effort to bring grand societal issues into the classroom with these ideas generated at the 2013 Environmental Justice workshop: Environmental Justice Across the Curriculum

Teachable Moment- Thursday Anniversary of M9.2 Alaska Earthquake
Posted: Apr 4 2014
New animations released in time for the 50th anniversary of the magnitude 9.2 Great Alaska Earthquake of March 27, 1964.
NAGT On the Cutting Edge Announce New Partnerships
Posted: Mar 14 2014
The National Association of Geoscience Teachers On the Cutting Edge is pleased to announce today that the American Geophysical Union, along with the Geological Society of America, have agreed to a formative partnership to improve the learning and teaching of the geosciences.