Inspiring Care, Empathy, & Action: Teachers are invited to join Discovering PLACE for this professional development opportunity that introduces teachers to the core concepts of place-based education (PBE) and how to integrate it into teaching practice. Explore how to build students' capacity for inquiry in both traditional and virtual classrooms using STEAM to inspire empathy, appreciation, and care for individuals, community, and the environment. Three day distance learning workshop with synchronous and asynchronous components plus two follow-up sessions in Fall 2020.
Dates: July 13 - 17, 2020 (Distance learning, mixed-mode format)
Times: Online, face-to-face: 9:00am - 12:00 EDT on Tues, Wed, Thurs - July 14, 15, & 16, 2020 plus self-guided activities
Cost: Free to eligible teachers, but you must apply to be accepted. Space is limited.
Benefits: $300 participant stipends * 14.25 SCECHs (pending state approval) * Eligible to receive $500 grants per team for the 2020-2021 PBE projects
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For additional information contact Leyla Sanker at firstname.lastname@example.org or (810) 424-5477
Supported by the MiSTEM Network and the Great Lakes Stewardship Initiative