Kim Anne Kastens
Kim Anne Kastens received the Excellence in Geophysical Education Award at the Joint Assembly, held 26 May 2009 in Toronto, Ontario, Canada. The award honors “a sustained commitment to excellence in geophysical education by a team, individual, or group.”
Citation:We honor Kim Anne Kastens this year for pioneering work educating journalists about the geosciences; for playing a foundational role in establishing geoscience learning as a field of research; and for her work with teachers and teaching materials to improve geoscience education. Kim began her work in geoscience education a little more than 15 years ago, a time when widespread... Read More »
Response:Thank you very much to the American Geophysical Union for the recognition symbolized by this award. I appreciate both the recognition of my own work and the recognition of the importance of geoscience education and geoscience education research. When I attended my first AGU meeting, in 1979, education reform and education research seemed to be nowhere on the radar screen Read More »
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