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InTeGrate 2017 Webinar Series Continues
Posted: Mar 23 2017

Free and open to the public, this series will incorporate InTeGrate pedagogies into teaching practices, provide resources available for adoption, and create a forum for participants to learn and share teaching strategies.

Incorporating Environmental Data-Driven Inquiry and Exploration in your Course
Thursday, March 30, 2017
Registration deadline is March 28.

Earth Educators' Rendezvous 2017—Early Bird Registration Deadline May 1
Posted: Mar 23 2017

Interested in joining the 2017 Rendezvous? The Early bird registration deadline is May 1. Don't forget that although the Contributed Program: Oral, Poster, and Teaching Demonstration Sessions application deadline has passed, we will accept late poster submissions until May 15 (or until full). Join us in Albuquerque!

NAGT Partners with the National March for Science Movement
Posted: Mar 15 2017
The March for Science, a nonpartisan event, promotes science education and the use of scientific evidence to inform policy. By endorsing the march, NAGT affirms these principles, recognizes the importance of science and science education to our citizens, stands up for diversity, inclusion and equality in science. We encourage our members to march in support in either DC or at their local level.
Journal of Geoscience Education Research Editor Search
Posted: Mar 7 2017
NAGT is seeking a new Editor-in-Chief for the Journal of Geoscience Education (JGE). Join the premier peer-reviewed publication for geoscience education research!
Deadline for expressing interest: March 31, 2017.
InTeGrate Announces the Publication of a New Module: Water, Agriculture, and Sustainability
Posted: Mar 6 2017
InTeGrate is developing a new breed of teaching materials that can be utilized in general education courses, teacher preparation courses, core courses within geoscience majors, and courses designed for other majors including environmental studies, social science, engineering, and other sciences.
AAAS Science Advances publishes On the Cutting Edge project research article
Posted: Feb 16 2017
Congratulations to the On the Cutting Edge project's recent article published in AAAS Science Advances on improving undergraduate STEM education.
NAGT and AGI are pleased to announce the publication of the 11th edition of the Laboratory Manual in Physical Geology
Posted: Feb 16 2017

This user-friendly, best-selling manual examines the basic processes of geology and their applications to everyday life.

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.