If you teach grades 2- 5 and are looking for more ways to utilize New York as an outdoor classroom, consider heading “Into the Woods” with this four year teacher development program offered by the NY Metro GLOBE program. The first workshops begin in October 2012 and there are only a few slots left! There will be 11 workshops throughout the first year, held on Saturdays or Sundays. Participating teachers are given a $125 stipend for each 7 hour training day.
Some topics include:
Pond Ecology in various parks in Queens
Stream Ecology, the Bronx River
Geology, parks in Queens and the Bronx
Bird watching and ornithology, Prospect Park
Service Learning Projects
Authentic Student Environmental Research Projects
If you are interested, create a no obligation account online at www.globe.gov
For more information about registering, you can call or e-mail Peter Schmidt at 718-997-4268, Peter.firstname.lastname@example.org or Roy Harris RHarris2@schools.nyc.gov .
*This project is funded by an Environmental Literacy Grant from NOAA, and is being run by Queens College’s GLOBE NY Metro Program in partnership with the Wallerstein Collaborative for Urban Environmental Education at NYU.