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May 2015

Vermont Project Learning Tree for Afterschool

May 27, 2015 @ 6:00 pm - 8:00 pm
Park Street School, Springfield, VT, + Google Map

Vermont Project Learning Tree is planning two workshops in central and southern Vermont specifically designed for afterschool professionals. Explore strategies for engaging in outdoor activities directly applicable to the space you have available at your center or school. Learn more about local natural ecosystems while participating in hands-on activities integrated to Common Core and Next Generation Science Standards. Receive a Project Learning Tree guide with almost 100 activities you can use with children outdoors the next day. These workshops are…

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October 2015
$75

Upcoming Educator Workshop: Service Learning Focus: Invasive Species and Forest Ecology

October 28, 2015
NorthWoods Stewardship Center, 154 Leadership Drive
East Charleston, 05833
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When: Wednesday Oct. 28th 8:30 – 3pm Where: NorthWoods Stewardship Center, East Charleston, VT Cost: $75 , lunch and curriculum materials included Bring: Small backpack, outdoor footwear/clothes, raincoat/layers, water bottle. Register: Sign up by Oct. 23rd Contact: Maria Young (802) 723 – 6551 ext. 303 In collaboration with: Project Learning Tree, and Green Teacher  Participate in a hands-on workshop outlining the steps to create a successful service learning opportunity for all ages •Explore plant communities through participation in a sample…

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January 2016
Free

Explore the Winter World with PLT

January 16, 2016 @ 10:00 am - 1:00 pm
Family Center of Washington County, 383 Sherwood Drive
Montpelier, VT 05602 United States
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Upcoming no-cost early childhood provider workshop! Investigate some evergreens and learn some fun wintertime outdoor environmental education activities. Explore strategies for engaging in fun, safe, winter based outdoor activities directly applicable to the space you have available at your center or home. Learn more about exploring the winter world, and trees in winter through a sample of hands-on activities from Project Learning Tree. Receive the Project learning Tree Early Childhood environmental education activity guide with almost 100 activities and an…

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April 2016
Free

Early Childhood Workshop

April 13, 2016 @ 6:00 pm - 8:00 pm
Family Center of Washington County, 383 Sherwood Drive
Montpelier, VT 05602 United States
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A no-cost workshop for early childhood providers. Sharing Nature with Children with Project Learning Tree. Explore strategies for engaging in fun outdoor activities directly applicable to the space you have available at your center or home. Learn more about using your five senses to explore the natural world around you through a sample of hands-on activities from Project learning Tree. Receive the Project learning Tree Early Childhood environmental education activity guide with almost 100 activities and an accompanying audio CD you…

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Free

Project Learning Tree and Project WILD Workshop

April 27, 2016 @ 4:30 pm - 8:30 pm
Unnamed Venue, Montpelier, VT 05602 United States + Google Map

Upcoming combination workshop! Using Project Learning Tree and Project WILD curricula, you will explore strategies for engaging in outdoor activities directly applicable to the space you have available at your center or school.  Learn more about local natural ecosystems while participating in hands-on activities integrated to Common Core and Next Generation Science Standards.  Receive two guides with almost 100 activities you can use with children outdoors the day after this workshop. For pre-K through 8th grade educators.

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September 2016
Free

Early Childhood Workshop

September 28, 2016 @ 6:00 pm - 8:00 pm
Family Center of Washington County, 383 Sherwood Drive
Montpelier, VT 05602 United States
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Investigate some signs of fall and learn some fun autumn outdoor environmental education activities. Explore strategies for engaging in fun, safe, outdoor based activities directly applicable to the space you have available at your center or home. Learn more about exploring the autumn world, and trees in fall through a sample of hands-on activities from Project Learning Tree. Receive the Project learning Tree Early Childhood environmental education activity guide with almost 100 activities and an accompanying audio CD you can use with children right away. Please dress for the outdoors and be ready to have fun.

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February 2017

Early Childhood Workshop

February 8, 2017 @ 8:00 am - 5:00 pm
Arlington, VT United States + Google Map

Environmental Experiences for Early Childhood provides an introduction to environmental education, encouraging children ages 3 to 6 to explore, discover and communicate in expressive ways. With over 130 experiences that engage young children in outdoor exploration and play, it’s no wonder Learning® Magazine chose PLT’s Early Childhood guide as a Teachers’ Choice Award winner! Join a Vermont PLT facilitator in exploring the PLT Early Childhood guide, and leave prepared to share outdoor learning experiences for students the very next day!

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September 2017

Forest for Every Classroom

September 22, 2017 - September 23, 2017
Marsh-Billings_Rockefeller National Historical Park, 54 Elm Street
Woodstock, 05091 United States
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A Forest for Every Classroom (FFEC,) is an award-winning professional development program for K-12 teachers of all disciplines, offering stimulating, thought-provoking experiences designed to refresh your mind and passion for teaching! Across habitats and through the seasons, educators learn how to "read"--and teach--in the landscapes of Vermont from some of the best education and natural resource professionals in the state. They explore how using place-based learning and education for sustainability make the Common Core State Standards and Next Generation Science Standards both more practical and meaningful.

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Free

Get Outside and Explore with PLT

September 29, 2017 @ 3:30 pm - 5:30 pm
Oak Hill Children’s Center, 72 School House Road
Pownal, VT 05261 United States
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Explore strategies for engaging in outdoor activities directly applicable to the space you have available at your center or school at the new Oak Hill Children’s Center outdoor classroom.  Learn more about developing and using the outdoors as a classroom, while using your five senses to explore the natural world around you through a sample of hands-on activities that meet the National Association for the Education of Young Children criteria for curriculum, and the Head Start Child Outcomes’ Framework.  Receive…

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October 2017

Joint PLT and Project Wild Workshop

October 6, 2017 @ 8:00 am - 5:00 pm
Kehoe Conservation Camp, Castleton, VT United States + Google Map

Join Vermont state PLT and PWILD Coordinators for a hands-on, interactive, professional development day. We will explore and model some activities from both the Project Learning Tree, and the Project WILD curriculum guides. We will spend time out in the field exploring some natural science content. You will receive copies of both guides through participation in this workshop.

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