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  • Diana Askins
    Oct 9, 2013
      another one.    diana
      Printing in haste makes more waste; keep it green and read on the screen

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      From: Susie Shields Derichsweiler <greensusie@...>
      To: OK Green Schools List <green@...>
      Sent: Friday, October 4, 2013 4:00 PM
      Subject: [Green] $1000 Educator Academy Scholarships - Rainforest
      Apply for $1000 Professional Development Scholarships
      http://www.amazonworkshops.com/educators--naturalists.html  (case sensitive)
      2014 Educator Academy in the Amazon Rainforest + Machu Picchu
      The July 1-11, 2014 Educator Academy is a cross-curricular professional development workshop for K-12 formal and informal educators to learn and use:
      • 21st Century Instruction:  5E Lesson Design, Inquiry-Based Exploration, STEM Problem-Based Learning
      • Inquiry Protocols:  Project Learning Tree, GLOBE, Cornell Lab’s BirdSleuth
      • Global and Cultural Perspectives:  Service Learning, Sustainability, Global Education
      Join Dr. Mo Walters, ASU; Al Stenstrup, Project Learning Tree (PLT); Jennifer Fee (BirdSleuth), and Christa Dillabaugh, Amazon Rainforest Workshops; and work side-by-side with scientists Dr. Steve Madigosky, Widener University; and Randy Morgan, Curator/Entomologist, Cincinnati Zoo.  The Amazon experience is a real world lens through which to view global issues as -- sustainable development, global health, energy, population, water, quality of life and the meaning of service. Experience:
      • a 1/4-mile Rainforest Canopy Walkway and research on Weather and Climate
      • interactions with Indigenous Yagua, Riberenos and a Village Service Project
      • ReNuPeruEthnobotanical Garden and problem solving inspired by Biomimicry
      • Monkey Island Conservation Project
      PLT Certification, BirdSleuth and GLOBE training and PD Hours included. Academic Credit and Machu Picchu Extension optional.  Land cost is $2140, plus air.  $1000 scholarship deadline March 1, 2014.  Land cost is $1140 for scholarship recipients. Space is limited! Register early to secure your spot! See Syllabus on Webpage:  http://www.amazonworkshops.com/educators--naturalists.html  (case sensitive).  Contact christa@... or 1-800-431-2624.
      Join a cadre of scientists and spirited teacher educators in Peru
      July 1 to 11, 2014 for the
      PD Hours, Graduate Credit, and Scholarships available! 
      2014 Educator Academy in the Amazon Rainforest
      is a cross-curricular professional development workshop for educators to use and learn innovative instructional approaches and protocols, and work side by side with scientists while exploring one of the world's most important natural resources -  the Amazon Rainforest.
      Small group field study includes:
      21st Century Instruction:
      5E Lesson Design ~ Inquiry-Based Exploration ~ STEM
      Inquiry Protocols and Resources:
      Project Learning Tree ~ GLOBE ~ Project Noah
       Cornell Lab of Ornithology: BirdSleuth K-12
      Global and Cultural Perspectives:
      Service Learning ~ Sustainability ~ Global Education
      Rainforest Topics:
      Rainforest Plants and Ecology ~ Medicinal Plants
      Biodiversity in the Tropics ~ Biomimicry
      Camouflage and Adaptation
      Field Research ~ Reptiles and Amphibians 
       Canopy Walkway ~ Forest Level Comparisons
      Amazon Watershed  ~ Sustainability  
      Rainforest Conservation and Climate Change 
      2013 Educators at the base of a giant ceiba tree
        2013 Academy Educators at the base of the giant Ceiba Tree
      Looking forward to seeing you in the Amazon! 
                 Christa Dillabaugh         &       Dr. Molina Walters
           Amazon Rainforest Workshops            Arizona State University
      and the 2014 Educator Academy Team including
      Dr. Steve Madigosky, Widener University
      Randy Morgan, Cincinnati Zoo
      Al Stenstrup, Project Learning Tree
      Jennifer Fee, Cornell Lab's BirdSleuth
      "The instructor led activities were exceptional. The extensive knowledge of the guides and other members of the Amazon Workshop faculty was incredible. Linking those things with the wide range of backgrounds and experiences of the other participants in the program, made it the absolute best program with which I have ever been involved."
      - Ken Goree, 
      2013 Academy participant 
      Find Out More
      Click HERE for all the details, syllabus, scholarship, and registration instructions
      1/4 mile canopy walkway
      Contact Us
      Christa Dillabaugh
      Academy Program Coordinator
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