We are pleased to partner with the Canadian Network for Environmental Education and Communication (EECOM), Green Teacher, and the North American Association of Environmental Education to offer a wide variety of webinars.
Using Progressive Skits to Teach Food Chains
Wednesday, February 13th
Teacher-led progressive skits are a quick and engaging way to make food chains come alive for students aged six to adult. They provide a good mix of teacher control and student creativity, and use repetition and humor to facilitate learning. They can be customized to work with any grade level or even mixed groups by purposefully selecting the level of vocabulary and detail you include. In her presentation, Emily will walk you through the basics.
Research Watch: Exploring Real-World Data in the Classroom and Beyond!
Thursday, February 21st
Please join us on Thursday, February 21 for the next instalment of NAAEE’s monthly webinar series! We will hear about exploring real world data from Resource Watch in classrooms and beyond with Corey Filiaut, Communications Coordinator for the Resource Watch team at World Resources Institute.
Mindfulness and Creative Nature Play
Wednesday, March 6th
Mindfulness is inherently connected to children’s creative nature play. This also applies, by extension, to adults who facilitate and/or join children in their imaginative explorations within a natural setting. During this interactive webinar, we invite you to watch and learn or actively join the discussion by sharing your ideas, experiences, and insights about this topic. Dave will kick-start the discussion by outlining the benefits for both children and adults of being mindful and sharing time in nature.
Easy, Local, Bird-Focused Citizen Science
Wednesday, March 27th
Citizen Science has great potential as a win-win for students/educators and their communities, and there are many bird-related projects from which to choose. But what if I have little knowledge of birds? What if my organization is resource-lean? Are there program available in my geographic region? Liza Barney will answer these questions and speak more generally about the many well-supported bird-focused citizen science programs in Canada and the US.
Secrets to Snagging Great Science Partners
Wednesday, April 10th
In this webinar, Megan Edgar will help you understand how to cultivate and grow relationships with community members who can enrich classroom learning experiences. She will help you determine what type of partnership is right for your students, how to grow partnerships into long-term research projects, and how to tie field experiences to required curriculum. This webinar will help you learn how to take your students into the real world of science and conservation where they can practice science process skills in an authentic setting and meet inspiring people from their home community.