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Spark is the AAS Education Newsletter. It consists primarily of original articles about or related to the education programs and activities of the American Astronomical Society and its members.

24 Oct 2012 - Teaching

Listing of Workshops for Astronomy Educators

24 Oct 2012 - Teaching

SPARK publishes original articles on astronomy education about or related to the education programs and activities of the American Astronomical Society and its members. Reading previous issues will give you an idea of the types of articles that appear in the Newsletter. Opinion pieces, reviews, letters to the editor, newsworthy items are all welcome, subject to the guidelines below.

20 Oct 2012 - Teaching

Douglas Duncan

American Astronomical Society Education Office
Amy Singel Southon
Chicago Botanic Gardens

Intro

One way to improve your teaching is to become aware of very common things teachers often do which don't help the learning process, and avoid them! This usually takes some practice, and discussion with others who teach. Six of these behaviors you should note and avoid are:

20 Oct 2012 - Teaching

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>K-12 Resources - Useful references for Classroom Resources, Science Education Standards, and creating effective Public Outreach plans.

Undergraduate and Graduate Level Resources - Graduate and Undergraduate related website and programs.

Programs and Additional Resources - Programs for teacher education and Professional Development and other program resources.

11 Jun 2013 - Teaching