Naturalist in a Day Teacher Workshop
The Naturalist in a Day Teacher Workshop is for K-12 teachers who want to deepen their knowledge of the natural world and learn to incorporate the study of natural history into their classrooms. We’ll teach you the skills you need to identify local plants, birds and insects. We’ll also share some lessons you can use in your classroom to engage your students in hands-on science lessons that meet Next Generation Science Standards.
Monday June 3rd or Thursday June 13th from 8:30am – 3:30pm
OPI and SD2 step-up credits available
Course co-instructor Heather Bilden is the community programs coordinator at the Montana Audubon Center. She has her MEd in Environmental Education through a joint program with the Teton Science School and MSU-Billings. She has been teaching place-based nature education programs in Billings since 2008. Course co-instructor Alina Garner is the school programs coordinator at the Montana Audubon Center. She has a BS in Biology. She has developed and led school programs in Billings for the past two years.
How to Enroll: Visit the Naturalist in a Day Teacher Workshop website
Student Created Digital Portfolios
In this course, teachers will utilize the free digital learning portfolio tool Seesaw to research, analyze and create digital portfolios. Teachers will have the opportunity to collaborate, learn and share ideas in this hands-on learning environment. Walk away with the tools, excitement, and support to get started using portfolios in your classroom and for professional learning!
15 Renewal Units
Enrollment opens – December 17, 2018