March 4, 2015
What can the Earth Science Women’s Network possibly offer? It turns out, I underestimated the value of the “WN” in ESWN.
February 25, 2015
This 12th edition of the NMC Horizon Project identifies and describe emerging technologies likely to have an impact on learning, teaching, and creative inquiry in education across the disciplines
February 18, 2015
Is it time to throw away your red grading pen, and to start providing feedback to your students via individual video clips? Two Australian researchers think so. But the question still remains… will students do anything with your feedback?
February 11, 2015
Here are some tips for how faculty can help students be strategic about who and how they ask for letters of recommendation, and what we can do to help the process.
February 4, 2015
In case you missed the announcement last week, Dippy the Diplodocus is being moved out of the lobby of London’s Natural History Museum to make way for a blue whale. With the Smithsonian closing its Dinosaur Hall last year for a 5-year renovation, should we be concerned that dinosaurs are disappearing from museums?
January 28, 2015
Taking a train ride soon? No matter your destination, Amtrak is encouraging people to get their creative writing juices flowing and… well, write while on the train!
January 21, 2015
As an Earth/space science faculty member, do you struggle to find ways to bring your campus common read in to your STEM courses? Here are some ideas for ways to connect with this campus-wide initiative.
January 14, 2015
Welcome to National Mentoring Month! Take a moment to honor and recognize outstanding mentoring practices and the people that have made a difference in your life.
January 7, 2015
Are you ready for the first day of classes? What is your approach to the first day, and how will you get your students engaged in your course? Here are some resources to get you thinking of ways to kick off your semester…
December 30, 2014
We are never far away from cell phones and laptop computers – it seems just about all of our work involves being plugged in and connected. But let’s not forget the benefits to our own health and well-being when we step away from technology.