education

Fulbright Specialist in Malaysia Extending AGI Role in Education for Sustainable Development

ALEXANDRIA, Va. — As educators worldwide strive to make principles of sustainable development part of every young person's learning, Dr. Ed Robeck, Director of Education and Outreach at the American Geosciences Institute (AGI), will focus on advancing sustainability-relevant education as a Fulbright Specialist at the invitation of the Asia Pacific University of Technology and Innovation (APU) in Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia, through most of June 2024.

Initiative Supporting Newcomers to Earth Science Teaching Accepting Applications

ALEXANDRIA, VA. — At a time when knowledge of the Earth is increasingly important, the American Geosciences Institute (AGI), in collaboration with ExxonMobil, is excited to announce the opening of applications for the 2024 Geoscience and STEM Teaching and Learning Academy (TLA). This program is specifically designed to support K-8 educators who are new to teaching earth sciences and are seeking to enhance their teaching skills and knowledge in this vital field.
 

'Vision and Change in the Geosciences: Shaping the Future of Graduate Geoscience Education' Report Released

ALEXANDRIA, Va. — The American Geosciences Institute (AGI) is pleased to announce the publication of Vision and Change in the Geosciences: Shaping the Future of Graduate Geoscience Education. Building on the landmark 2021 Vision and Change, this new report articulates a vision for the future of geoscience graduate education — encompassing Earth, Ocean, and Atmospheric Sciences — and identifies strategies for transformative change in graduate geoscience education.

Vision and Change in the Geosciences - The Future of Undergraduate Geoscience Education Report Released

The American Geosciences Institute (AGI) is pleased to announce the publication of Vision and Change in the Geosciences – The Future of Undergraduate Geoscience Education report. Vision and Change is the culmination of summits, workshops, and surveys over the last six years, incorporating the inputs from more than 1,000 members of the geoscience community to develop a consensus on the future needs and approaches for educating future geoscientists.

American Geosciences Institute and Oceans of Data Institute Donate Over 400 Awesome Aquifer Kits to Schools in Maryland and Virginia

Alexandria, VA — The American Geosciences Institute (AGI) and the Education Development Center's Oceans of Data Institute (ODI) have purchased over 400 Awesome Aquifer Kits to donate to schools in Maryland and Virginia.

AGI Launches Initiative to Study Student Learning of 'Streams of Data'

November 1, 2019 (ALEXANDRIA, Va.) - The American Geosciences Institute (AGI) is pleased to announce a new initiative to conduct research on ways students currently use, and can more effectively use, the scientific data sets of federal agencies and other organizations to learn science and mathematics.

AGI is undertaking the "Streams of Data" initiative in collaboration with the Education Development Center (EDC), a major contributor to science and math curricula in the United States and abroad, and with funding provided by the National Science Foundation.

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