Teacher Prep and NGSS Sessions at GSA – Abstracts due July 12
Greetings Teacher Preparation Professionals,
I hope your summers are going well. Please see below for a call for abstracts to two GSA sessions focused on teacher preparation. The Geological Society of America Annual Meeting will be in Denver this September25-28.
T72. Advances in In-Service and Pre-Service K-12 Earth Sciences Teacher Preparation and Professional Development
Innovative approaches in teacher preparation and professional development by two-year and four-year colleges and universities may successfully address the needs of Earth Sciences educators, especially in rural or traditionally underserved areas.
T85. Planning to Make a Difference through the Next Generation Science Standards, Part 2: Undergraduate and Teacher Training Initiatives
What adaptations should Higher Education and Informal Educational Institutions create to facilitate implementation of the NGSS? How best can teacher preparation programs empower pre- and in-service educators with skills to succeed under the NGSS?
Please submit your abstract soon!
Here’s the full list of Geoscience Education technical sessions:
Mark Abolins, Ph.D.