Sat, Feb 23 | Pre-K 4 SA - North Education Center

Teaching STEM with Outdoor Materials (Free)

Creating a sustainable, educated workforce is dependent on the teacher’s ability to provide experiences, opportunities, resources, and contexts that provoke, stimulate, and support young children’s innate curiosity about the world around them.
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Teaching STEM with Outdoor Materials (Free)

Time & Location

Feb 23, 2019, 8:00 AM – 12:00 PM
Pre-K 4 SA - North Education Center, 3635 Medical Dr, San Antonio, TX 78229, USA

About the Event

Participants will be able to:

- Clarify benefits of engaging children in STEM activities through outdoor learning experiences

- Determine methods to intentionally include nature-based learning into curriculum

- Facilitate learning using natural materials

SERIES HIGHLIGHTS

- Discover creative uses for repurposed or found materials

- Preview a high quality outdoor learning space

- Receive eight CPE hours upon completion of two sessions

RESOURCES

- Lisa Daly and Miriam Beloglvsky, Loose Parts: Inspiring Play in Young Children, Red Leaf Press, 2015.

- Juliet Robertson, Dirty Teaching, Independent Thinking Press, 2014.

- Juliet Robertson, Messy Maths, Independent Thinking Press, 2017.

- Angi Stone-MacDonald, Kristen Wendell, Anne Douglass, &Mary Lu Love, Engaging Young Engineers, Brookes Publishing Company, 2015.

- Betty Zen & Rosemary Geake, Ramps and pathways: Developmentally appropriate, intellectually rigorous, and fun physical science, Young Children, 2010.

- North American Association for Environmental Education, Early Childhood Environmental Education Programs: Guidelines for Excellence.

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