27 March 2024

Join Our Interactive Virtual Workshop on Inclusive Teaching!

Tom Rice

Tom Rice American Astronomical Society (AAS)

Are you interested in improving your inclusive teaching skills? Join leaders of the Physics & Astronomy Faculty Teaching Institute (FTI) for a virtual workshop on inclusive and effective teaching practices! This free, interactive workshop will be held on Friday, 19 April, from 3:00 pm to 5:00 pm ET and is open to all college and university instructors in the astronomy and physics communities.

Register Here!


FTI is a professional development program for physics and astronomy faculty focused on effective and inclusive teaching practices. In this two-hour, highly interactive session, FTI leaders Rachel Scherr and Ed Prather will give you experience with teaching methods that are energizing, equitable, and fun. This session will emphasize effective teaching strategies including think-pair-share and collaborative active learning with worksheets.

Also save the dates for these additional virtual workshops, brought to you by AAS and the American Physical Society. These workshops are funded by a venture grant from the American Institute of Physics, www.aip.org:

  • 3 May, 3:00–5:00 pm ET
    Faculty Teaching Institute: Equitable and Inclusive Classrooms – Register here!
  • 15 May, 2:00–4:00 pm ET
    Effective Practices for Physics Programs (EP3): How to be a (Future) Leader – Register here!

This virtual workshop series will continue this fall and next spring with more virtual workshops on education. Look forward to workshops on the following topics:

To stay up to date with this workshop series and other astronomy teaching resources, sign up for the AAS Education biweekly newsletter!