March 25, 2015
My final post for Women’s History Month in 2015 celebrates those that have taken a stand and taken action when faced with unequal representation and inappropriate comments towards women in STEM. May we all be just as brave to take action and make the difference we want to see.
March 18, 2015
For the month of March, in honor of Women’s History Month, I am dedicating my weekly blog posts to the outstanding organizations, resources, and inspiring stories about women in STEM. Be sure to check out my first two posts on the Earth Science Women’s Network (ESWN) and Wikipedia edit-a-thons.
March 11, 2015
For the month of March, in honor of Women’s History Month, I am dedicating my weekly blog posts to the outstanding organizations, resources, and inspiring stories about women in STEM. Be sure to check out my first post on the Earth Science Women’s Network (ESWN). Whatever one might feel towards Wikipedia, the fact of the matter is that Wikipedia is out there, and people are using it. Quick to come …
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.