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Anchorage

  • April 11, 9 am – 5 pm
    Mapping and Tracking Wildlife; Storytelling with ArcGIS Online for Teachers
    Where are the bears and what are they up to? ADFG staff team up with Katie Kennedy of the UAF Geosciences/Alaska Geographic Alliance to present a 1 graduate level credit educator's workshop using lessons to apply ArcGIS/Google Earth along with location and video data from ADFG urban bears research to create a 'story map' that incorporates geospatial data with photograhy, video and text to create an impactful view of student's own community. Call Elizabeth Manning at 267-2168 to sign up now.

    Additional Information

    Follow up help available to Grade 6-12 educators to help implement the lessons, including classroom presentations by ADFG staff and other support as needed! You can do it! This workshops is made possible by a partnership between the Alaska Department of Fish & Game and Alaska Natural Resource & Outdoor Education Association.

  • April 17 – 18, Apr. 18 4:30 pm –8:30 pm, Apr 18 8:30 am –4:30 pm
    Anchorage Project Learning Tree/Project WILD Workshop
    All educators are invited to the hands-on, interdisciplanary workshop, which introduces educators to dynamic activities and content for teaching forest ecosystems, plants, wildlife habitat and wise use of natural resources.

    Additional Information

    This action -packed workshop includes content, lesson modeling, interactive activites and opportunties for planning and exchange of teaching ideas.Participants gain their own copies of the Porject Learning tree and Project WILD activity guides. Activities and content are correlated to Alaska State Content Standards. UAA Campus. The workshop can be taken for one graded UAA ED 580 credit. Contact Lilly Goodman-Allwright at Alaskainsights@matonline.net. This workshop is made possible by a partnership between the Alaska Department of Fish & Game and Alaska Natural Resource & Outdoor Education Association.

Online (Webinar)

  • April 1, 4 pm – 5 pm
    Connecting Scientists to Educators: Why is Soil Important?
    Part of the Connecting Scientists to Middle and High School Educators Seminar Series. Each session will be approximately 1 hour long, presented live on the internet via Blackboard Collaborate. Scientists will include a career connection, content, student activities, and additional resources. 

    Additional Information

    Teachers preparing teams for the Environthon will find the series very useful. A 1-credit CEU is being offered through the University of Alaska Fairbanks by combining these presentations with the UAF Geophysical Institute’s “Science for Alaska Lecture Series.”  Preregistration is required for the webinar series and CEU. Visit https://anroe.wordpress.com & click on the Professional Development tab.Questions? Call Cathy Rezabeck at 907-250-4507.This workshop is made possible by a partnership between the Alaska Department of Fish & Game and Alaska Natural Resource & Outdoor Education Association.

Palmer

  • April 17 – 18, Apr. 17 4 pm – 9 pm, Apr 18 9am – 5pm
    Schoolyard Habitats
    A Project WILD, Alaska Wildlife Curriculum Workshop for K-8 Educators. This workshop is tailored for teachers interested in developing outdoor learning opportunities. This one-credit workshop will provide educators with background knowledge and hands-on activities to incorporate outdoor learning at a schoolyard habitat and into your classroom plans. We will familiarize participants with a variety of curricula and resources to support and foster outdoor, place-based learning. This workshop will be fun, active and informative. Come prepared to share with your colleagues and spend time outside. Contact: Brenda Duty  Brenda.duty@alaska.gov  907-267-2216 for registration.