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Projects WET, WILD, and Learning Tree are research-based and field-tested environmental education curricula designed for use by formal and non-formal educators. Space is limited. All three programs are interdisciplinary in nature and support Georgia school standards in science, math, social studies, language arts, and more. After successful completion of this workshop, individuals will be certified educators and will receive guidebooks full of lessons, resources, and activities. Participants will also enjoy the opportunity to network with other educators and professionals while…Find out more »
Projects WET, WILD and Learning Tree are teaming up so that you may bring the best environmental education curricula in the world to your students and become certified to hold your own workshops for other educators in ALL 3 Projects. Registration is now open! The registration deadline is February 28, 2019!Find out more »
The Georgia Teacher Conservation Workshop is a week-long workshop that uses the forest as a window to environmental education. Activities are led by foresters, biologists, educators, and industry professionals. This interdisciplinary workshop focuses on the environmental, economical, and social benefits of Georgia’s forestry and wildlife communities. Sessions take place mostly outdoors in the forest and in manufacturing facilities and will demonstrate the cycle of growing trees and managing for wildlife, water and recreation.Find out more »
Contact with nature has a positive impact on children's learning, health, and behavior. This professional development opportunity offers early childhood educators and caregivers activities and information to help you safely take young children outdoors and bring nature into your classroom, hands-on experiences for children ages 3 to 6 that integrate investigations of nature with art, literature, math, music, and movement. Activities correlated to NAEYC Standards and Head Start Child Outcomes Framework.Find out more »
In support of our neighboring states, Georgia PLT wants to share with you the opportunity to attend Tennessee's Teacher Conservation Workshop. The Teacher's Conservation Workshop is a free week-long workshop for educators who want to incorporate the environment into their everyday curriculum. This workshop is designed with the teacher in mind with hands-on activities and field trips allowing you to learn the latest techniques in forest management that can be utilized in the classroom.
From the forest, to the products. learn about the wood using industries and the care taken to ensure future forest health. This workshop explores economic links between natural resource management and stewardship.Find out more »