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STEM Ed Announcement: Project Learning Tree Early Childhood
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- Subject: STEM Ed Announcement: Project Learning Tree Early Childhood
- From: "Mort Sternheim" <firstname.lastname@example.org>
- Date: Tue, 24 Feb 2015 13:49:25 -0500
This is not a UMass Amherst program
Contact information is below.
Massachusetts State Parks hosts a training for Early Childhood
Educators at Brookwood Community Farm in Canton, MA, on Saturday, March
21, from 10:00 a.m. - 1:00 p.m.
The workshop showcases Project Learning Tree's Early Childhood
curriculum, specifically written for ages 3-6. It engages youngsters
in the natural world with hands-on experiences that build on what's
already familiar and comfortable to them.
The guide is organized around the senses, the seasons, and neighborhood
trees. Thematic units follow typical preK-K routines and are flexible
for teachers. They pique curiosity, build vocabulary and include both
self-directed and teacher-guided activities.
Try out activities and discuss how they apply to your situation.
Participants enjoy the workshop's small group size and collegial
The $15 fee includes the Early Childhood Curriculum Guide, music C.D.,
and supporting materials. It is only available by attending a
training. For more information or to pre-register by March 18, please
contact Gini.Traub@state.ma.us, 413/584-6788.
Please share this email with anyone who might be interested.
For a complete listing of all 2015 Massachusetts Project Learning Tree
workshops, visit www.plt.org/teacher-workshops-training-events
Select "Massachusetts," and click through the monthly calendars for
Project Learning Tree is a program of the American Forest Foundation
and is sponsored in Massachusetts by Department of Conservation and
Recreation with support from the Massachusetts Forest Alliance.
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