February 4, 2017
I hope everyone takes the next step and shares this amazing collection of tweets with their friends, neighbors, local K-12 school teachers, etc. A virtual introduction to a scientist is great, but imagine the impact if we help kids and adults meet and speak with an #actuallivingscientist ….
February 1, 2017
If reflecting back on your own early memories of reading and library visits has brought a smile to your face, please consider helping teachers and their classrooms libraries with the purchase of a STEM-themed book.
January 25, 2017
When students start an assignment, what’s missing from their approach is the idea of where their topic falls in the information cycle, and therefore, the first step in finding appropriate sources for their topic.
January 18, 2017
Every instructor can find a way to take a piece of this story and incorporate it into their classes – which allows the bigger story to be told, including why this matters
January 9, 2017
If you ask your students what were the major scientific accomplishments in 2016, what would they say? Are they aware of what happened in the previous year, as well as the major concerns and challenges in the sciences?
January 1, 2017
Do you have a New Year’s Resolution for 2017? How about reading #365papers, or #230papers, or #52papers…
December 28, 2016
Is collective note taking by students in lecture something to be supported/endorsed by faculty? Should it be discouraged? Should we be doing something different in class to begin with to reduce the hours of marathon note taking?
December 27, 2016
Take a quick break from your daily activities and check out these five articles to read the latest postings on college lectures – and reflect upon whether being a “sage on the stage” is what works best for your students
December 20, 2016
“Convergence” is defined as the integration of engineering, physical sciences, computation, and life sciences in order to bring about profound benefits for health, energy, and environment… It is time for the geosciences to embrace convergence, as our future depends upon it.
Event types from 2015 include tropical cyclones, extreme sunshine, nuisance tidal flooding, snowpack
drought, forest fires, and Arctic sea ice extent in addition to heat, cold, precipitation, and drought.