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Mar
29
Thu
Project WILD/Aquatic WILD Educator Workshop @ Nebraska Wesleyan University
Mar 29 @ 5:30 pm – 8:00 pm

This is a FREE Educator Workshop to register email Lindsay.rogers@nebraska.gov with your first and last name and affiliation.

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 curriculum guides 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.

Apr
3
Tue
Project WILD Workshop @ University of Nebraska Lincoln- Henzlik Hall
Apr 3 @ 4:00 pm – 7:00 pm

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.

To register for this FREE educator workshop email: monica.macoubrie@nebraska.gov with your name phone number, and affiliation.

 

 

Apr
10
Tue
Monarchs on a Mission Educator Workshop @ Educational Service Unit 2
Apr 10 @ 6:00 pm – 9:00 pm

Monarchs are fascinating creatures. From their migration totaling some 3,000 miles to their specific feeding and life cycle requirements, Monarchs offer a unique approach to meeting state standards in your classroom.

At this FREE educator workshop we will explore the life cycle, migration, habitat requirements and rearing techniques of the Monarch. We will use inquiry based hands-on activities covering a range of subjects including math, science, art and language arts to name a few.

To register for this workshop please email jamie.bachmann@nebraska.gov with your name, email, school/organization, grades taught, and phone number.

Apr
18
Wed
Project WILD and Aquatic WILD Educator Workshop @ Chadron State College
Apr 18 @ 9:00 am – 3:00 pm

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

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.

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

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