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  • 5/17/2017 - PreK-8 - Pittsburg, TX
    This workshop is for K-8 educators in Region 8. Contact Susan Huizinga at shuizinga@reg8.net for more information.

  • 5/20/2017 - PreK-8 - Dallas, Texas
    Project Learning Tree (PLT) teaches students how to think, not what to think, about complex environmental issues. Recognized as a leader in environmental education for 40 years, PLT enhances critical thinking, problem solving and effective decision-making skills. PLT’s professional development is carefully designed to create effective learning experiences. PLT’s award-winning, multi-disciplinary curriculum materials are hands-on and fun, and aligned with state and national education standards. More than half of all PLT activities can be conducted outdoors. PLT focuses on five domains: diversity, interrelationships, systems, structure and scale and patterns of change. In this workshop, our highly trained staff provides participants with active learning for a number of lessons that can be immediately implemented into their science classroom. Participants receive a 474 page guide containing 96 lessons. Workshop includes free admission to garden for the remainder of the day, as well as parking.

  • 6/8/2017 - PreK-8 - Austin, TX
    Enjoy a day of hands-on activities that will help you and your students identify correlations between the urban forest and local environmental issues such as climate, hydrology, fire, urban heat island, and wildlife. In addition, we'll help you identify how Project Learning Tree meets the need for TEKS correlated environmental education and will introduce you to local resources that are available to assist with student led investigations or service learning opportunities. Participants receive 6 hours of SBEC CPEs and PLT's PreK-8 Environmental Education Activity Guide containing 96 interdisciplinary, TEKS-correlated activities. This workshop is appropriate for PreK-12 classroom educators as well as nonformal educators.

  • 6/26/2017 - Themed Workshop - TCI Phase II, TX
    Texas Forestry Association's Teacher Conservation Institute Phase II is a week-long professional development camp for formal and non-formal educators who have completed Phase I in the past. Participants receive Project Learning Tree facilitator training and become certified educators for Project WET 2.0 and the Leopold Education Project. We will examine the many benefits of Texas' forest resources with field trips throughout the week. 40 hrs SBEC & TEEAC credit.

  • 7/10/2017 - Themed Workshop - TCI Phase I, TX
    Texas Forestry Association's Teacher Conservation Institute Phase I is a week-long professional development camp for formal and non-formal educators. Participants receive training in the Project Learning Tree environmental education curriculum and attend a series of field trips to learn about Texas' valuable forest resources. 40 hrs SBEC & TEEAC credit.

  • 7/13/2017 - PreK-8 - Austin, Texas
    Enjoy a day of hands-on activities that will help you and your students identify correlations between the urban forest and local environmental issues such as climate, hydrology, fire, urban heat island, and wildlife. In addition, we'll help you identify how Project Learning Tree meets the need for TEKS correlated environmental education and will introduce you to local resources that are available to assist with student led investigations or service learning opportunities. Participants receive 6 hours of SBEC CPEs and PLT's PreK-8 Environmental Education Activity Guide containing 96 interdisciplinary, TEKS-correlated activities. This workshop is appropriate for PreK-12 classroom educators as well as nonformal educators.

  • 8/3/2017 - PreK-8 - Austin, Texas
    Enjoy a day of hands-on activities that will help you and your students identify correlations between the urban forest and local environmental issues such as climate, hydrology, fire, urban heat island, and wildlife. In addition, we'll help you identify how Project Learning Tree meets the need for TEKS correlated environmental education and will introduce you to local resources that are available to assist with student led investigations or service learning opportunities. Participants receive 6 hours of SBEC CPEs and PLT's PreK-8 Environmental Education Activity Guide containing 96 interdisciplinary, TEKS-correlated activities. This workshop is appropriate for PreK-12 classroom educators as well as nonformal educators.

  • 8/4/2017 - PreK-8 - Humble, TX
    Enjoy a day of hands-on activities that will help you teach students how to think, not what to think about complex environmental issues. Participants receive PLT's PreK-8 Environmental Education Activity Guide containing 96 interdisciplinary, TEKS-correlated activities. This workshop is appropriate for both formal and non-formal educators. Six hours of SBEC CEUs and six hours of TEEAC credit will be given.

  • 9/16/2017 - PreK-8 - Austin, Texas
    Enjoy a day of hands-on activities that will help you and your students identify correlations between the urban forest and local environmental issues such as climate, hydrology, fire, urban heat island, and wildlife. In addition, we'll help you identify how Project Learning Tree meets the need for TEKS correlated environmental education and will introduce you to local resources that are available to assist with student led investigations or service learning opportunities. Participants receive 6 hours of SBEC CPEs and PLT's PreK-8 Environmental Education Activity Guide containing 96 interdisciplinary, TEKS-correlated activities. This workshop is appropriate for PreK-12 classroom educators as well as nonformal educators.

 

 

 


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