Scholarship & Grant $ for Amazon Rainforest PD Workshop

SEEK Updated
11/19/2017
Resource Types: 
Grant/Funding
Abstract: 

What:  2018 Educator Academy in the Amazon Professional Development

When:  July 1-11, 2018
Grant: $1500 Vernier Software & Technology Grant for HS/AP Environmental Science Educators

Scholarships: $1100 Amazon Workshops Scholarships for K-12 formal/informal educators
Application Deadline:  February 1, 2018
Get more info: http://amazonworkshops.com/educator-academy/

 

The July 1-11, 2018 Educator Academy in the Amazon Rainforest of Peru is a cross-curricular professional development workshop for formal and informal K-12 educators.  Highlights include:  

 

  • 21st Century Instruction:  Place-based education ~ Inquiry-based exploration ~ STEM 
  • Inquiry Protocols & Resources:  Project Learning Tree ~ Cornell Lab of Ornithology ~ & More!
  • Global and Cultural Perspectives:  Service Learning ~ Indigenous Culture  ~ Global Education
  • Community-based conservation field work with the Maijuna indigenous community
  • Work side-by-side with scientists and researchers on citizen science projects and field studies.
  •  Explore the ¼ mile long ACTSPeru Rainforest Canopy Walkway in one of the world’s most biologically diverse environments.
  • Work with fellow educators to explore strategies for using the Amazon as a vehicle for incorporating STEM education, inquiry-based learning, and place-based education into your classroom and programming.

 

Get the details and download a syllabus and scholarship application at:

http://amazonworkshops.com/educator-academy/  

 

Contact program director, Christa Dillabaugh at christa@amazonworkshops.com or 1-800-431-2624 for more information.

Author: 
NAAEE
Topic Areas: 
Animals
Biodiversity
Conservation
Culture
Diversity
Ecosystems
Environmental Education
Environmental Sciences
Environmental Studies
Exotic Species
Global Studies
Habitat
International Studies
Land
Outdoor Education
Service Learning
STEM (Science, Technology, Engineering, & Math)
Stewardship
Wilderness
Target Audience: 
Grades 10-12
Grades 7-9
Grades Pre K-12
Grades Pre K-6
Teachers
Geographic Location: 
Outside Minnesota
Geographic Location - Other: 
Amazon Rainforest of Peru
Fee: 
No
Library loan: 
No
Is training required?: 
No
Seasonal: 
No
Contact(s) or order information.: 

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Contact program director, Christa Dillabaugh at christa@amazonworkshops.com or 1-800-431-2624 for more information.