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Environmental Education Events

Introduction to Forestry Education for the K-12 Classroom

01/18/2019 -
8:30 a.m. to 3:30 p.m.
Teach students the importance of Wisconsin’s forests to our ecological, economic, and social well-being. This introductory workshop will present principles, activities and techniques to integrate hands-on forestry education into the K-12 science,...

Utilizing the School Building as a Teaching Tool: Investigations in Energy Efficiency

01/23/2019 -
8:30 a.m. to 3:30 p.m.
Empower students and staff to be part of the energy solution through relevant experimentation using cutting-edge technology. This workshop utilizes the school building as a teaching tool to explore energy efficiency concepts and evaluate energy use...

Developing Elementary Literacy through Outdoor Learning

01/24/2019 -
8:30 a.m. to 3:30 p.m.
Use the outdoors to engage students and inspire the reading and writing process. Taking our classes outside on school grounds provides the opportunity for an immersive and inspired literacy experience. Activities provided are intended to be...

Addressing Middle and High School Disciplinary Literacy through Forestry Education

01/24/2019 -
8:30 a.m. to 3:30 p.m.
This workshop is designed for the science, social studies or agriculture teacher who wants to gain practice with integrating disciplinary literacy skills into content area teaching and learning. Using examples provided from both outdoor and...

Working Toward a "Three Dimensional" Approach to K-8 Science Learning

02/05/2019 -
8:30 a.m. to 3:30 p.m.
Wisconsin's new Standards for Science and the Next Generation Science Standards both encourage a multifaceted approach to teaching and learning. This more holistic view also mirrors many of the goals of environmental education, making the...

Addressing Middle and High School Disciplinary Literacy through Forestry Education

03/05/2019 -
8:30 a.m. to 3:30 p.m.
This workshop is designed for the science, social studies or agriculture teacher who wants to gain practice with integrating disciplinary literacy skills into content area teaching and learning. Using examples provided from both outdoor and...

Addressing Middle and High School Disciplinary Literacy through Forestry Education

03/26/2019 -
8:30 a.m. to 3:30 p.m.
This workshop is designed for the science, social studies or agriculture teacher who wants to gain practice with integrating disciplinary literacy skills into content area teaching and learning. Using examples provided from both outdoor and...

Developing Elementary Literacy through Outdoor Learning

04/11/2019 -
8:30 a.m. to 3:30 p.m.
Use the outdoors to engage students and inspire the reading and writing process. Taking our classes outside on school grounds provides the opportunity for an immersive and inspired literacy experience. Activities provided are intended to be...