George Jefferson's Blog (10)

BREAKING THE INDOOR HABIT

From the Project Learning Tree Site:Why EE is important.

Tomorrow's leaders need to be equipped for tomorrow's challenges, and we must adequately prepare our children for the future they will inherit. That requires a commitment to providing children with environmental education that helps them become the educated thought leaders of tomorrow.

BREAKING THE INDOOR…

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Added by George Jefferson on December 17, 2011 at 6:30pm — No Comments

TOP TEN TIPS FOR TEACHING OUTSIDE FROM PROJECT LEARNING TREE

From the Project Learning Tree Site

Project Learning Tree

by Laura Duffey, PLT State Coordinator for Minnesota, originally for PLT's Branch Newsletter in 2010

Early Childhood (from Marlee Meshbesher, preschool teacher at St. David’s Center near…

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Added by George Jefferson on December 9, 2011 at 9:41am — No Comments

Pictures from our Hike



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Added by George Jefferson on November 25, 2011 at 8:00am — No Comments

F.U.N. Families Understanding Nature

F.U.N. Families Understanding Nature

The Rangers at the  Army Corp of Engineers Lake Philpott have a awesome program called of all things FUN

Families Understanding Nature. There are brochures and activities that you can…

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Added by George Jefferson on November 23, 2011 at 10:30am — No Comments

Science Teacher finds ways to get his students OUTSIDE !

 

 Teacher finds unconventional ways to teach science right here in the Triad of NC WAY TO GO !

Follow link to video.

Science Teacher finds ways to get his students OUTSIDE !

 

As Educators what do you do to get your students outside !

Added by George Jefferson on November 23, 2011 at 8:52am — No Comments

Growing Up Wild: Early Childhood Educational Program.

 

 

From the very popular series PROJECT WILD

Growing Up Wild

Growing Up WILD is an early childhood education program that builds on children’s sense of wonder about nature…

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Added by George Jefferson on November 20, 2011 at 8:09am — 1 Comment

Come and Learn @ a North Carolina State Park

The North Carolina state park system offers a wide range of educational opportunities and resources. With programs that engage families in hands-on experiences that promote appreciation and understanding of our state’s great cultural and natural resources.

From the Junior Ranger program,nature study hikes to educator training workshops, we offer resources to help guide your learning adventures and help you to continue connecting children with nature.

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Added by George Jefferson on November 19, 2011 at 12:27pm — No Comments

Nextdoor Nature: Meet Kieran Lindsey

I met a wondeful lady.Kieran Lindsey who has spent here career helping people connect with nature around them.

She presented to ourVa.Master Naturalist Class 

From her site.

Kieran is the founder and author of Next-Door Nature. She is also co-author of Urban Wildlife Management (the first textbook on the subject), editor of the Journal of Wildlife Rehabilitation, a lecturer on urban…

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Added by George Jefferson on November 17, 2011 at 1:29pm — No Comments

Leopold Educational Workshops for Teachers

A rainy day here, and I wanted to catch up on some posting.I recently completed the 3day Leopold Education Project Facilitators. I am available to present these workshops for Traditional and Non Traditional educators, and North Carolina Teachers can earn CEUs or EE credit.The activities are geared for 5th-12th graders and…

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Added by George Jefferson on November 16, 2011 at 7:47am — No Comments

Junior Rangers @ NC State Parks

Visit the NC Parks Jr Ranger Site

Explore, learn and help out your state parks! The new Junior Ranger guide is packed full of fun activities you can do at any of our 39 state parks. Be a Junior Ranger!

• It's a fun way for children to explore with their family, scouts troop or youth group. Activities are geared for children ages 6-12.

• Children gain an appreciation of North Carolina's cultural…

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Added by George Jefferson on November 11, 2011 at 8:45am — 2 Comments

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