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STEM Ed Announcement: Project Wild

This is not a UMass Amherst 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
 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
 full-color 11x 17 activity guide.
   Includes art projects, music, conservation activities, reading and
 math connections and much 
   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 October 24, 2015                               Time:
 9:00 a.m.  3:30 p.m.
 Location:  Noble View Outdoor Center, 635 South Quarter Road, Russell
 Workshop fee: $25 (pre-registration & payment required)
 To register: Please contact Pam Landry at pam.landry@state.ma.us or
 (508) 389-6310. 
 Registration deadline October 13, 2015. 
 Interested in low cost overnight accommodations at Noble View? Contact
 Laura Stinnette at laura.stinnette@gmail.com
 *.5 CEUs 
 *Please bring a bag lunch
 *Wear clothes & shoes appropriate for indoor & outdoor activities
 Pam Landry, Education Coordinator
 Massachusetts Division of Fisheries & Wildlife (MassWildlife)
 1 Rabbit Hill Road
 Westboro, MA  01581
 (508) 389-6310  (ph)
 Junior Duck Stamp -  www.fws.gov/juniorduck
 'Connecting Children with Nature through Science and Art' 
 *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
 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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