Educator Information

K-12 Educators  |  2-Year College Faculty

Educators’ Reception

Geoscience educators at all levels are invited to network and share ideas with other geoscience community members interested in education. Cash bar and appetizers provide.
Sunday, 4 November, 6:30-8:00 pm, Westin Grand Ballroom A


K-12 Educators:

Short Courses

Participate in a short course specifically designed for K-12 teachers. Courses run on Saturday, 3 Nov. Please contact Davida Buehler, , or 303.357.1015 for more information

516.

An Inquiry Approach to Teaching Plate Tectonics.

518.

Using a Constructivist Approach to Teach Rocks.

524. Quantitative Literacy and Geology in the National Parks.

The following short courses are not designed for K-12 teachers specifically; however, teachers can still gain valuable information from them:

511A. Active Lectures in Classrooms of All Sizes.
511B. Teaching about Hazards in the Geoscience Classroom.
511C. Making the Invisible Visible: Assessing Higher Order Thinking in your Students.
511D. Design an Effective Field Experience.
515. Education Research I: Conducting Qualitative Geoscience Education Research.
523. Education Research II: Conducting Quantitative Geoscience Education Research.
528. Engaging ALL Students: Effective Strategies for Teaching Diverse College Students.
Technical Sessions

Stay abreast on current geoscience research by attending technical sessions.

Poster Sessions

Attending a poster session gives you a chance to talk directly with scientists about their research.

2-Year College Faculty

Short Courses

Participate in a short course specifically designed for 2-Year College Faculty (2YC).

2YC faculty who register and attend a short course are eligible to receive a $100 reimbursement from GSA courtesy of Subaru. To qualify, download and complete the reimbursement form and return the form by e-mail to Gary Lewis, , between 8 and 10 November 2012. The subject line must read “2 Year College Reimbursement.” The form requires a signature from your supervisor and a signature from the short course leader. Please do not send the form until after you have completed the short course. (Limit: this offer is available to the first 25 2YC faculty to submit the form by 10 Nov.)

507. Best Practices for Preparing Workforce and Transfer Students in Two-Year Colleges for Geoscience Careers.
511A. Active Lectures in Classrooms of All Sizes.
511B. Teaching about Hazards in the Geoscience Classroom.
511C. Making the Invisible Visible: Assessing Higher Order Thinking in your Students.
511D. Design an Effective Field Experience.
515. Education Research I: Conducting Qualitative Geoscience Education Research.
523. Education Research II: Conducting Quantitative Geoscience Education Research.
528. Engaging ALL Students: Effective Strategies for Teaching Diverse College Students.

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