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Developing Computational Skills in the Sciences with MATLAB® Webinar
Posted: Apr 21 2017

Join us for a webinar that highlights resources and tips for teaching data processing and analysis, simulation, and modeling using MATLABĀ®.
Thursday, April 27, 2017
12:00 pm Pacific | 1:00 pm Mountain | 2:00 pm Central | 3:00 pm Eastern
Registration deadline: Tuesday, April 25, 2017

New RTOP (Reformed Teaching Observation Protocol) Publication Announcement
Posted: Apr 20 2017
Looking to engage your students by moving from traditional lecture to more active approaches? Get ideas for making your classroom more student-centered from this new Geosphere article.
NAGT Partners with the National March for Science Movement
Posted: Apr 13 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.
InTeGrate Announces the Publication of a New Course— Water: Science, and Society
Posted: Apr 3 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.
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!

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.
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 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 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.
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