Upcoming 2019 Workshops and Conferences

The Nature of Teaching will be facilitating the following workshops across the U.S. Register at the links below:


June 18-21 presenting at the NACTA (North American Colleges and Teachers of Agriculture) Conference at The College of Southern Idaho, Twin Falls, ID 

Registration link here: https://www.nactateachers.org/index.php/register-online 


June 21-23 presenting at the Energy Fair in Custer, WI

Pre-Fair Guide available here: 

https://www.theenergyfair.org/2019/03/28/view-the-2019-pre-fair-guide/ 


June 27-28 (High School educators only!) at the  John S. Wright Forestry Center: 1007 N 725 W, West Lafayette, IN 47906

FULL! But sign up for a wait list here: https://purdue.ca1.qualtrics.com/jfe/form/SV_3mG67eFvb7Gc98h 


July 29-30 at the Fields Pond Audubon Center: 216 Fields Pond Rd, Holden, ME 04429

Registration link here: https://purdue.ca1.qualtrics.com/jfe/form/SV_0vtqOqz09PHu4NT 


August 1-2  at the Maine Department of Inland Fisheries and Wildlife Headquarters: 56 Game Farm Road Gray, ME 04039

 Registration link here: https://purdue.ca1.qualtrics.com/jfe/form/SV_ex0kt9vZR2hwXlP 


August 10 Allen County, IN-Registration Coming Soon!


To learn more about each of our signature programs, see below for descriptions and video from our previous workshops!

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Wildlife

Wildlife workshops and resources are available to K-5 educators and administrators interested in integrating concepts of ecology, forestry, wildlife, and other natural resources into their classroom. Participants will not only gain hands-on experience and knowledge of specific lesson plans, but also will gain added familiarity and confidence with using their facilities’ outdoor spaces to transfer this experiential learning to students.



Maine Department of Inland Fisheries & Wildlife 

 


Food Waste
Food waste resources and workshops aid instructors in teaching their students about the environmental effects of food waste and ways to reduce food waste at home and school. Workshop participants will experience activities from the lessons like building classroom compost bins, taste-testing "ugly" food, and taking a hike to learn how nature is affected by food waste. All lessons presented in the workshop are standards-based with a focus on STEM, and adaptable to different classroom or outdoor settings.

 
 
Health & Wellness
Health & Wellness resources and workshops aim to provide K-5 educators and administrators with the linkages between the academic and health benefits of connecting children and nature. Participants will gain knowledge on how to incorporate standards based curricula into their classrooms to improve students’ physical activity, nutrition, and mental health by engaging with nature. Our workshops and resources are for both the nature enthusiast and novice. Register now for an opportunity to improve your students’ wellbeing through nature.​

 
 
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