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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January 2015 IAGD Newsletter: Membership Update

Membership Update Our first International Ambassador has been appointed! With an IAGD community quickly growing in India, R.M. Ananya Vasudev from the Department of Earth Science and Resource Management at Kuvempu University has been appointed to continue development of the IAGD network in India and to work to develop...

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January 2015 IAGD Newsletter: IAGD Member Highlights

IAGD Member Highlights By Ruth Armbruster, current intern with the US Forest Service through GeoCorps America. It’s great to finally be here in Steamboat Springs after months and months of anticipation and preparation. I was facing some major unknowns as I handed my keys over to a sub-letter and...

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January 2015 IAGD Newsletter: New Website Resource: Consortium Accessible Geoscience Field Schools

New Website Resource: Consortium Accessible Geoscience Field Schools As a result of several successful field courses and trips offered for students with disabilities over the past years, the IAGD is working to establish the IAGD Consortium of Accessible Field Courses. We are extending the online resource development initiated by...

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Disclaimer: This material is based upon work supported by the National Science Foundation under Grant No. 0939645. Any opinions, findings, and conclusions or recommendations expressed in this material are those of the author(s) and do not necessarily reflect the views of the National Science Foundation.


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