K-12 Arizona teachers are invited to join the 2014 Desert to Rainforest Educator Academy in the Peruvian Amazon – June 24 to July 2, 2014. Join Dr. Molina Walters from Arizona State University’s Mary Lou Fulton Teachers College for this once-in-a-lifetime
professional development opportunity!
The Desert to Rainforest Educator Academy is designed to make local to global connections between Arizona and the Amazon, with applications right back to your classroom! We will use the Amazon to explore:
21st Century Instruction: 5E Lesson Design ● Inquiry-Based Exploration ● STEM Problem-Based Learning
Inquiry Protocols and Resources: Project Learning Tree ● GLOBE ● Project Noah
Global and Cultural Perspectives: Service Learning ● Sustainability ● Global Education
Arizona to Amazon Topics: Arizona and Amazon Biodiversity ● Camouflage and Adaptation ● Watersheds ● Field Research Medicinal Plants ● Desert and Rainforest Conservation ● Climate Change & Sustainability
Attention Middle and High School Teachers! Travel grants are available for potential student group leaders. A limited number of $1500 grants are available for teachers who have administrative support for student study abroad programs! Join us this
summer at a reduced cost and return the following year with your students as a free teacher leader!
Contact Christa Dillabaugh, Education Director for Amazon Rainforest Workshops for more information on the Desert To Rainforest Educator Academy and the Teacher Leader Grant Program christa@...<mailto:christa@...> / 1-800-431-2624