A less commonly used, but still powerful, GFO resource is a faculty workshop (“Teaching: The Best Kept Secret!”) aimed at conveying facts about the profession.
News flash: Y’all are doing amazing things with Get the Facts Out materials! As the friendly local GFO evaluator, I recently reviewed the activities that
GFO has reached about 20,000 people since 2018, with Champions leading the pack in outreach to students.
Get the Facts Out uses presentations, workshops, and marketing to reach students and faculty with the facts about teaching. In estimating the project reach since
One of the resources offered by Get the Facts Out (GFO) is the “A Teacher’s Life by the Numbers” (TLN) infographics. GFO’s Research Team creates
The Get the Facts Out (GFO) project was launched with colleagues designated as Change Agents (CAs) in each of the three focal disciplines of the
How to use GFO presentations effectively to “bust myths” about the teaching profession for students and faculty
I’m Dr. Stephanie Chasteen, the external evaluator for Get the Facts Out. It’s my job to see how well the project achieves its goals. In today’s
Get the Facts Out (GFO) held a virtual mini-conference on Sept 30, 2021, bringing together leaders in chemistry, mathematics, and physics teacher preparation to strategize
One of the critical questions for GFO has been “How well are we reaching the people we want to reach with the project’s messages?” I’m
It’s important for teachers to reflect the demographics of their students; numerous studies have shown that having a teacher from a similar background is beneficial
Get the Facts Out has a great many materials aimed at spreading accurate information about the teaching profession -- flyers, posters, presentations for students, faculty
The United States is facing a critical shortage of grade 7-12 STEM teachers, especially in physics, chemistry, and math. This shortage will likely lead to
I first discovered my passion for teaching in a general chemistry class I had at community college. Our instructor gave us an assignment where we