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Apr
26
Thu
Growing Up WILD Educator Workshop @ Concordia University- Seward
Apr 26 @ 9:30 am – 10:45 am

To register for this FREE Educator Workshop email monica.macoubrie@nebraska.gov with your first and last name, phone number and affiliation.

Growing up WILD provides an early foundation for developing positive attitudes and behaviors about nature and life-long social and academic skills. This award-winning early childhood curriculum guide is for educators of children ages 3-7. The guide builds on children’s sense of wonder about nature by providing age appropriate, interdisciplinary lessons. Each thematic lesson includes multiple activities which teach math, reading, letter recognition, science, social studies as well as social-emotional skills.

Linking Literature & Science: Birds & Birdwatching @ Benson Baptist Church- Omaha
Apr 26 @ 7:00 pm – 9:00 pm

PRE-REGISTRATION IS REQUIRED. PLEASE E-MAIL YOUR NAME, E-MAIL ADDRESS, SCHOOL/ORGANIZATION/CENTER AND THE AGES YOU WORK WITH TO: lindsay.rogers@nebraska.gov. 

Join us as we investigate ways to use literature books to engage students in meaningful interdisciplinary lessons. We’ll start by discovering amazing bird-focused literature books. Next, we’ll connect these literature books with simple lesson plans.

Who Should Attend?
This workshop is for early childhood educators including in-home day care providers, day care centers, preschool and elementary teachers and nature center staff.

Apr
30
Mon
Flying WILD Educator Workshop @ Elkhorn Valley Museum
Apr 30 @ 5:30 pm – 9:00 pm

Pre-registration is required for this event.  To register email your first and last name, affiliation/school, grades and subjects taught to jamie.bachmann@nebraska.gov.

Through over 40 activities, the Flying WILD guide helps all educators – including non-formal and formal teachers introduce students to the world of birds, why
birds are amazing creatures, and why birds are so important. This workshop will focus not only on how to engage students in birds and bird watching, but also in STEM skills. This is a simple and fun way to enter the world of citizen science. Plus, this guide will help students explore the world around them!

May
1
Tue
Growing Up WILD Educator Workshop @ Southeast Community College- Lincoln Campus
May 1 @ 6:00 pm – 8:00 pm

This workshop requires pre-registration.  Please email monica.macoubrie@nebraska.gov with your full name, phone number, and affiliation.

Growing up WILD provides an early foundation for developing positive attitudes and behaviors about nature and life-long social and academic skills. This award-winning early childhood curriculum guide is for educators of children ages 3-7. The guide builds on children’s sense of wonder about nature by providing age appropriate, interdisciplinary lessons. Each thematic lesson includes multiple activities which teach math, reading, letter recognition, science, social studies as well as social-emotional skills.

May
3
Thu
Growing Up WILD Educator Workshop @ Ruth Staples Child Development Lab
May 3 @ 1:00 pm – 3:30 pm

Pre-registration is required to attend this educator workshop.  Please email lindsay.rogers@nebraska.gov with your first and last name, affiliation and phone number to register for this workshop.

Growing up WILD provides an early foundation for developing positive attitudes and behaviors about nature and life-long social and academic skills. This award-winning early childhood curriculum guide is for educators of children ages 3-7. The guide builds on children’s sense of wonder about nature by providing age appropriate, interdisciplinary lessons. Each thematic lesson includes multiple activities which teach math, reading, letter recognition, science, social studies as well as social-emotional skills.

May
7
Mon
Linking Literature & Science: Insects & Pollinators @ St. Thomas Lutheran Church
May 7 @ 6:30 pm – 9:00 pm

PRE-REGISTRATION IS REQUIRED. PLEASE E-MAIL YOUR NAME, E-MAIL ADDRESS, SCHOOL/ORGANIZATION/CENTER AND THE AGES YOU WORK WITH TO: lindsay.rogers@nebraska.gov. 

Join us as we investigate ways to use literature books to engage students in meaningful interdisciplinary lessons. We’ll start by discovering amazing insect and pollinator-focused literature books. Next, we’ll connect these literature books with simple lesson plans.

Who Should Attend?
This workshop is for early childhood educators including in-home day care providers, day care centers, preschool and elementary teachers and nature center staff.

Workshop participants will receive:
• Multiple insect and pollinator-related science lessons
• Numerous insect and pollinator-related literature books
• Knowledge and skills to engage children in quality STEM learning
• 2.5 hours of continuing education credit through the NDE Office of
Early Childhood Education

How To Register?
To register, e-mail your name, e-mail address, and the ages you work with to:
Lindsay.Rogers@Nebraska.gov

May
22
Tue
Growing Up WILD Educator Workshop @ Holdrege YMCA
May 22 @ 12:30 pm – 3:00 pm

This workshop requires pre-registration.  To register email monica.macoubrie@nebraska.gov with your full name, phone number, and affiliation.

Growing up WILD provides an early foundation for developing positive attitudes and behaviors about nature and life-long social and academic skills. This award-winning early childhood curriculum guide is for educators of children ages 3-7. The guide builds on children’s sense of wonder about nature by providing age appropriate, interdisciplinary lessons. Each thematic lesson includes multiple activities which teach math, reading, letter recognition, science, social studies as well as social-emotional skills.

Jun
18
Mon
Legacy in Environmental Education Discovery Workshop (LEED) @ Wood River, NE
Jun 18 all-day

Pre-registration is required for this workshop.  Please email Monica.macoubrie@nebraska.gov with your first and last name, phone number, school/affiliation, grades and subjects taught.

Join Nebraska Project WILD & the Nebraska Natural Legacy Project for a FREE two day in-depth educator workshop!

2018 will highlight the Rainwater Basin Biologically Unique Landscape. You are invited to investigate the100,000 acres of wetlands that are critical for numerous migratory birds and North American Waterfowl. Participants will engage with natural resource professionals who will share their knowledge and expertise of the unique flora and fauna in this area of Nebraska.

Why Attend?
Each participant will receive a wealth of knowledge to use when incorporating local ecology into their curriculum. Plus, participants will receive numerous educational resources including field guides and activities for Rainwater Basin ecology.

Who Should Attend?
This workshop is specifically designed for 5-12 formal classroom educators. Teachers of all subjects will find this workshop useful!

Cost to Attend?
This two-day intensive workshop is FREE and includes all meals and lodging!

Workshop is limited to 20 participants…register today!

 

Jun
19
Tue
Legacy in Environmental Education Discovery Workshop (LEED) @ Wood River, NE
Jun 19 all-day

Pre-registration is required for this workshop.  Please email Monica.macoubrie@nebraska.gov with your first and last name, phone number, school/affiliation, grades and subjects taught.

Join Nebraska Project WILD & the Nebraska Natural Legacy Project for a FREE two day in-depth educator workshop!

2018 will highlight the Rainwater Basin Biologically Unique Landscape. You are invited to investigate the100,000 acres of wetlands that are critical for numerous migratory birds and North American Waterfowl. Participants will engage with natural resource professionals who will share their knowledge and expertise of the unique flora and fauna in this area of Nebraska.

Why Attend?
Each participant will receive a wealth of knowledge to use when incorporating local ecology into their curriculum. Plus, participants will receive numerous educational resources including field guides and activities for Rainwater Basin ecology.

Who Should Attend?
This workshop is specifically designed for 5-12 formal classroom educators. Teachers of all subjects will find this workshop useful!

Cost to Attend?
This two-day intensive workshop is FREE and includes all meals and lodging!

Workshop is limited to 20 participants…register today!

 

Jun
20
Wed
Project WILD and Aquatic WILD Educator Workshop @ University of Nebraska Lincoln- Henzlik Hall
Jun 20 @ 9:00 am – 12:00 pm

To register for this FREE Educator Workshop please email monica.macoubrie@nebraska.gov with your first and last name, affiliation and phone number.

**For this workshop you MUST ATTEND BOTH SESSIONS to complete the training.

In Nebraska, Project WILD workshops provide training for both Project WILD and Aquatic WILD guides. Participants of Project WILD workshops can expect to learn not only content knowledge but also skills to implement activities into their setting. Workshops provide participants with both the Project WILD and Aquatic WILD guide.

Both Project WILD and Aquatic WILD are K-12 curriculums that teach lessons such as life cycles, habitats, wildlife populations, biodiversity, land management, and human-wildlife interactions. Project WILD focuses on terrestrial habitats including prairie, forests, urban and farm land. Aquatic WILD focuses on aquatic habitats including rivers, lakes, oceans and wetlands.

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