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2018 Earth Educators' Rendezvous now accepting abstracts, teaching demo proposals, and working group applications—Deadline March 1
Posted: Jan 22 2018
The 2018 Earth Educators' Rendezvous (July 16-20) will provide a unique opportunity to present and discuss your work with an audience of Earth educators. All are invited to submit abstracts and teaching demonstration proposals to the conference's contributed program by March 1. Groups wishing to conduct a concurrent working group session at the Rendezvous should also submit an application by March 1.
InTeGrate 2018 Spring Webinar Series Begins
Posted: Jan 15 2018
Free and open to the public, the InTeGrate 2018 Spring Webinar 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. The series begins Monday, January 22 with the webinar Designing Activities for Effective Online Teaching. The registration deadline for this webinar is Friday, January 19, 2018
InTeGrate Announces the Publication of a New Materials
Posted: Jan 10 2018

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. Check out our newly published materials: Future of Food, Renewable Energy and Environmental Sustainability, Food as the Foundation for Healthy Communities, Regulating Carbon Emissions, Major Storms and Community Resilience, and Lead in the Environment.

Resources for Future Generations Conference--Abstract Deadline Extended to February 12
Posted: Jan 10 2018
Resources for Future Generations
PREMIER CONFERENCE ON ENERGY - MINERALS - WATER - THE EARTH
June 16-21, 2018 | Vancouver Convention Center | Vancouver, BC, CANADA
JGE Theme Issue Call for Papers: New Developments in Diversity and Inclusiveness in Geosciences
Posted: Dec 19 2017
In an upcoming edition centered on the theme of New Developments in Diversity and Inclusiveness in Geosciences, the Journal of Geoscience Education (JGE) will explore issues on pipeline development, recruitment and retention, graduate education and special topics such as minority serving institutions and non-traditional opportunities in both case studies and broad research investigations. Potential authors should submit a letter of intent by April 1, 2018.
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.
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