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Teachers: $1000 Scholarships for Amazon Rainforest PD Workshops

November 12, 2015 - Posted in Education

Get your explorer on and apply for a scholarship to explore the Amazon rainforest next summer! 

Educator Academy in the Amazon Rainforest + Machu Picchu

The July 1-11, 2016 Educator Academy in the Amazon Rainforest of Peru is a cross-curricular professional development workshop for K-12 formal and informal educators to learn and use: 

  • 21st Century Instruction:  5E Lesson Design ~ Inquiry-Based Exploration ~ STEM 
  • Inquiry Protocols & Resources:   Project Learning Tree ~ Cornell Lab of Ornithology ~ & More!
  • Global and Cultural Perspectives:  Service Learning ~ Sustainability ~ Global Education

Join Al Stenstrup, Project Learning Tree; Nancy Trautmann, Cornell Lab of Ornithology; Christa Dillabaugh, Amazon Rainforest Workshops; and Dr. David Pearson, Wildlife Travellers’ Guide to Peru; and work side-by-side with scientists Dr. Steve Madigosky, Widener University; and Randy Morgan, Curator/Entomologist, Cincinnati Zoo as you:  

  • Participate in citizen science projects and inquiry based field studies on a 1/4-mileRainforest Canopy Walkway in one of the most biologically diverse environments on the planet.
  • Spend a day in an Amazon village as you explore the complexities of sustainability and the role of education in creating a sustainable future for Amazon children.
  • Work with fellow educators to explore strategies for using the Amazon as a vehicle for incorporating STEM education, inquiry-based learning, and sustainability science education into your classroom.

PLT Certification, BirdSleuth resources and 50 ASU PD Hours included. Academic Credit and Machu Picchu Extension optional. Deadline for $1000 scholarship is February 1, 2016. Program cost is $1375 + air for scholarship recipients. Space is limited! Register early to secure your spot!

Get the details and download a syllabus and scholarship application at:http://www.amazonworkshops.com/educator-academy.html

Contact christa@amazonworkshops.com or 1-800-431-2624 for more information.

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