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Jan
4
Thu
Growing Up WILD Educator Workshop @ Ruth Staples Child Development Lab
Jan 4 @ 1:00 pm – 3:30 pm

PRE-REGISTRATION REQUIRED. To register, please e-mail your name, e-mail address, school/daycare and ages you teach to lindsay.rogers@nebraska.gov.

“Growing Up WILD: Exploring Nature with Young Children” 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.

ALL PARTICIPANTS WILL RECEIVE: a copy of “Growing Up WILD: Exploring Nature with Young Children” guide as well as knowledge and skills to engage young children in quality hands-on science and social emotional lessons.

Jan
5
Fri
Growing Up WILD Educator Workshop @ Educational Service Unit 16
Jan 5 @ 1:00 pm – 3:30 pm

Join us for a FREE Growing Up WILD Educator Workshop!

Early childhood education is critical to developing well-rounded adults with good critical thinking skills. Research has shown that quality early childhood education has a lasting impact on a child’s entire life – let Growing Up WILD be a part of your early childhood student’s day.

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.

Jan
23
Tue
Growing Up WILD Educator Workshop @ North Creek Child Development Center
Jan 23 @ 6:30 pm – 8:30 pm

PRE-REGISTRATION REQUIRED. To register, please e-mail your name, e-mail address, school/daycare and ages you teach to lindsay.rogers@nebraska.gov.

“Growing Up WILD: Exploring Nature with Young Children” 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.

ALL PARTICIPANTS WILL RECEIVE: a copy of “Growing Up WILD: Exploring Nature with Young Children” guide as well as knowledge and skills to engage young children in quality hands-on science and social emotional lessons.

Jan
25
Thu
Growing Up WILD Educator Workshop @ North Creek Child Development Center
Jan 25 @ 6:30 pm – 8:30 pm

PRE-REGISTRATION REQUIRED. To register, please e-mail your name, e-mail address, school/daycare and ages you teach to lindsay.rogers@nebraska.gov.

“Growing Up WILD: Exploring Nature with Young Children” 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.

ALL PARTICIPANTS WILL RECEIVE: a copy of “Growing Up WILD: Exploring Nature with Young Children” guide as well as knowledge and skills to engage young children in quality hands-on science and social emotional lessons.

Feb
15
Thu
WILD About Mammals Educator Workshop @ Hastings Museum
Feb 15 @ 6:00 pm – 9:00 pm

Join us in this FREE Educator Workshop!

Mammals are one of the most fascinating groups of animals in the world.  With over 95 different species just in Nebraska, there are many ways that you can incorporate them into your curriculum.

In this FREE educator workshop we will explore many different topics that meet Nebraska state standards regarding mammals.  Topics include; food chains/food webs, adaptations, and characteristics, habitats, basic anatomy, life cycles, etc.

To register email monica.macoubrie@nebraska.gov with your name, phone number, and affiliation.  Workshop is limited to 20 participants…register today!

Feb
20
Tue
Project WILD/Aquatic WILD Educator Workshop @ University of Nebraska Lincoln- Henzlik Hall
Feb 20 @ 9:00 am – Jun 6 @ 11:45 am

Join us in this FREE Educator Workshop!

Both Project WILD and Aquatic WILD 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.

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.

Growing Up WILD Educator Workshop @ Lied Lodge & Conference Center
Feb 20 @ 6:00 pm – 8:00 pm

PRE-REGISTRATION REQUIRED. To register, please e-mail your name, e-mail address, school/daycare and ages you teach to lindsay.rogers@nebraska.gov.

“Growing Up WILD: Exploring Nature with Young Children” 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.

ALL PARTICIPANTS WILL RECEIVE: a copy of “Growing Up WILD: Exploring Nature with Young Children” guide as well as knowledge and skills to engage young children in quality hands-on science and social emotional lessons.

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

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