July 2015 IAGD Newsletter: Synergistic Happenings

6. Synergistic Happenings American Geosciences Institute coordinates Consensus Statement Regarding Access and Inclusion of Individuals Living with Disabilities  AGI’s intention is to publicly post the statement on the AGI website August 2015, complete with the names of the organizations that have recognized and endorsed it. Watch for this important...

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July 2015 IAGD Newsletter: Mark Your Calendars!

5. Mark Your Calendars! » The 2015 IAGD Annual Meeting will occur on Sunday, November 1, during the Geological Society of America meeting that will be in Baltimore, Maryland (www.geosociety.org ). Many sessions at the annual GSA meeting lend themselves to advancing inclusion for diversity. The meeting is November...

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July 2015 IAGD Newsletter: Recent Meeting Notables

4. Recent Meeting Notables  »Confronting Barriers to Inclusion – Opening the Gate to Accessible Fieldwork  Alison Stokes, Executive Counselor On Friday 26th June 2015 around 40 delegates gathered at the Geological Society of London’s headquarters at Burlington House for a day of presentations and discussions around the key theme...

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American Geosciences Institute (AGI) Publishes Statement on Access and Inclusion

Last fall, the American Geosciences Institute (AGI) and the IAGD hosted the 2014 AGI Leadership Forum entitled: Accommodating Geoscience Workforce Diversity: Including the Talents of All Geoscientists illuminated the challenges faced by geoscientists living with disabilities, as well as addressed strategies for increasing accessibility within the discipline. During this...

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Open Call to Submit Abstracts and Register for the July Earth Educators’ Rendezvous in Boulder, Colorado, USA

IAGD Earth Educators Rendezvous

Would you like to showcase what you’re doing to researchers and practitioners working in all aspects of undergraduate Earth education?  Do you have activities, pedagogy or research to share?  Want some feedback and have your work be part of community discussions? Then the Earth Educators Rendezvous needs YOU! Submit an...

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January 2015 IAGD Newsletter: Current Topics on Access and Inclusion

Current Topics on Access and Inclusion By Gretchen Miller, IAGD Executive Counselor Blind students learn to think like scientists with revolutionary traveling toolboxes  Several groups in Utah are developing educational toolboxes to teach evolutionary biology to visually impaired K-12 students. The toolboxes use tactile models, graphics, maps, etc. to...

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January 2015 IAGD Newsletter: Geoscience Education ENGAGE Workshop

Geoscience Education ENGAGE Workshop By Caitlin Callahan, IAGD Executive Counselor On January 18-20, the IRIS consortium in Washington D.C. hosted the ENGAGE workshop, a meeting intent on Encouraging Networks between Geoscience and Geoscience Education. The workshop brought together early-career geoscientists and geoscience education faculty and researchers in order to...

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