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NAGT Announces Fall NGSS Webinar Series
Posted: Aug 24 2016

The American Geosciences Institute's Center for Geoscience and Society and the National Association of Geoscience Teachers are collaborating with other organizations and member societies to support implementation of the Earth and space science Next Generation Science Standards.

NSTA Resources for NGSS in the Earth and Space Sciences
Thursday, September 8, 2016
1PM (PT) | 2PM (MT) | 3PM (CT) | 4PM (ET)
Registration
Deadline: September 6

InTeGrate Announces Fall 2016 Webinar Series
Posted: Aug 24 2016

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.

Teaching About Natural Hazards and Risks
Wednesday, August 31
Registration deadline is August 29.
July In the Trenches Available on the Website
Posted: Aug 19 2016
The online version of the July issue of In the Trenches is now available on the NAGT website. Members can see the full content at
http://nagt.org/nagt/publications/trenches/issues/jul16.html.
Apply Now for the Teaching Computation in the Sciences Using MATLAB Workshop
Posted: Jun 3 2016

October 23-25, 2016
Carleton College, Northfield, MN

Participants will share their successes developing computational skills using MATLAB in the undergraduate classroom and discuss best practices for the community. By attending the workshop, you will be part of a community effort to bring together best practices and teaching materials that will be made freely available through the SERC website. MathWorks (makers of MATLAB®) is sponsoring the workshop. Application deadline is September 2, 2016.

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 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.
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.
NAGT Joins in Efforts to Highlight Societal Benefits of the Geosciences.
Posted: Sep 14 2015
In response to several bills that have been introduced this year to reduce funding for or otherwise restrict the growth of the Earth and related sciences, a group of science organizations are uniting behind a community response that highlights the broad societal benefits of the geosciences.
IRIS Survey: Education Practice about Earth's Interior
Posted: Sep 14 2015
The IRIS consortium is working on a new project and we are looking for people who would be willing to give us some feedback on their education practice about Earth's interior.
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