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STEM Ed Announcement: Growing Up WILD
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- Subject: STEM Ed Announcement: Growing Up WILD
- From: "Mort Sternheim" <firstname.lastname@example.org>
- Date: Tue, 3 Sep 2013 15:42:28 -0400
This is not a UMass program.
Contact information is below.
Professional Development Workshop
Growing Up WILD: Exploring Nature with Young Children is an early childhood
education activity guide that builds on childrens sense of wonder about
nature and invites them to explore wildlife and the world around them.
Through a wide range of activities and experiences, it provides a foundation
for developing positive impressions about nature while also building
lifelong social and cognitive skills. Workshop participants will receive a
copy of the guide and certificate of completion.
Growing Up WILDs activity guide:
Is written for early childhood educators of children ages 3-7.
Features 27 field-tested, hands-on, nature-based activities in a
Includes crafts, art projects, music, conservation activities, reading and
math connections and much more.
Involves social, emotional, physical, language, and cognitive domains to
help foster learning and development in all areas.
Supports developmentally appropriate practice allowing children to learn
at levels that are individually, socially, and culturally appropriate.
Is correlated to the National Association for the Education of Young
Children (NAEYC) Standards and the Head Start Domains.
Get Growing Up WILD:
Date: Saturday September 21, 2013 Time: 9:00 a.m. 3:30 p.m.
Location: Great Falls Discovery Center, 2 Avenue A, Turners Falls
Hosted by: MA Division of Fisheries & Wildlife (MassWildlife) & Department
of Conservation and Recreation (DCR)
Workshop fee: $25.00/person (checks payable to MA Wildlife
Pre-registration required: Please contact Pam Landry at
(508) 389-6310. Registration deadline September 9, 2013.
Please bring a brown bag lunch.
Wear clothes & shoes appropriate for indoor & outdoor activities.
Pam Landry, Education Coordinator
100 Hartwell Street, Suite 230
West Boylston, MA 01583
(508) 389-6310 (ph)
Junior Duck Stamp - www.fws.gov/juniorduck
'Connecting Children with Nature through Science and Art'
*NEW - Student, teacher, home school, and nonformal curriculum guides.
* Download FREE at www.fws.gov/juniorduck/curriculum.html
Growing Up WILD: Exploring Nature with Young Children (www.projectwild.org)
Workshops for early childhood educators working with children ages 3-7
Project WILD (www.projectwild.org)
Workshops for K-12 educators
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