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.
Added by George Jefferson on December 17, 2011 at 6:30pm — No Comments
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…Continue
Added by George Jefferson on December 9, 2011 at 9:41am — No Comments
Added by George Jefferson on November 25, 2011 at 8:00am — No Comments
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 download. Topics like: Be Aware of the Bear,Birds of Philpott…Continue
Added by George Jefferson on November 23, 2011 at 10:30am — No Comments
Teacher finds unconventional ways to teach science right here in the Triad of NC WAY TO GO !
Follow link to video.
As Educators what do you do to get your students outside !
Added by George Jefferson on November 23, 2011 at 8:52am — No Comments
From the very popular series PROJECT WILD
Growing Up WILD is an early childhood education program that builds on children’s sense of wonder about nature and invites them to explore wildlife and the world around them. …Continue
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.
Added by George Jefferson on November 19, 2011 at 12:27pm — No Comments
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…Continue
Added by George Jefferson on November 17, 2011 at 1:29pm — No Comments
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 Adults but several of them can be used at any age. I…Continue
Added by George Jefferson on November 16, 2011 at 7:47am — No Comments
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…Continue