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This site examines the role of geoscience departments and faculty in preparing preservice teachers and supporting practicing teachers who teach earth science at all pre-college levels. Information is drawn from the participants and outcomes of the 2003 On the Cutting Edge workshop, Developing the...
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NAGT works to foster improvement in the teaching of the Earth sciences at all levels of formal and informal instruction, to emphasize the cultural significance of the Earth sciences and to disseminate knowledge in this field to the general public.
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The NAGT Career Hub allows institutions and organizations to advertise geoscience education related job openings, postdoctoral positions, internships, assistantships and undergraduate research opportunities. All Career Hub postings are also featured in the NAGTNews e-newsletter and on NAGT's social...
Grade Level   12
Career Information Curricula and Instruction
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This National Association of Geoscience Teachers (NAGT) award honors 30 outstanding teaching assistants (TAs) in geoscience education. Winners receive a one-year NAGT membership, including subscriptions to the Journal of Geoscience Education and the In The trenches quarterly magazine. Both graduate...
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NAGT works to foster improvement in the teaching of the Earth sciences at all levels of formal and informal instruction, to emphasize the cultural significance of the Earth sciences and to disseminate knowledge in this field to the general public. We support research-based teaching through...
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Teach the Earth supports teaching and learning about the Earth by providing online resources in the geosciences and related fields. Resources include classroom activities, course descriptions and syllabi, information about pedagogical strategies, topical collections, and more.
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This site is a collection of materials to assist faculty members, administrators and institutions in improving success in STEM education with domestic students of color and women. Materials have been developed via a number of workshops which brought faculty and administrators together from across...
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Many geoscience educators have limited opportunities to collect good rock and mineral samples directly from the field. Others lack the financial resources to purchase collections. At the same time, many institutions have an abundance of specimens sitting unused in laboratory drawers. This service...
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The NAGT conducts a number of programs through its officers, sections, and volunteers ranging from awards and scholarships to internships and bringing experts to campuses around the country. NAGT also sponsors the work by other groups of researchers and educators who are working on similar issues.
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"Outstanding Earth Science Teacher (OEST) awards are given for """"exceptional contributions to the stimulation of interest in the Earth Sciences at the pre-college level."""" Any teacher or other K-12 educator who covers a significant amount of earth science content with their students is eligible....
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NAGT supports both educators and students through a variety of awards including the Outstanding Earth Science Teacher award, the Neil Miner award, the James Shea award, and summer field programs. These awards provide our community with the opportunity to recognize colleagues and student in a...
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Field experiences are an important part of the life of the geoscience student and professional. We take our students to the field to see fundamental relationships and to learn to observe, collect and interpret data. This website exists to facilitate interactions and sharing that will: enable NAGT...
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