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STEM Summit Teacher Training

STEM Summit Teacher Training

In August we teamed up with the NCESD to bring our Kids in the Forest teacher training to their STEM Summit. We offered a half day in classroom lesson followed by a half day field trip to locations we host field days for students.

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Building Capacity for K-5 Professional Learning

Building Capacity for K-5 Professional Learning

In July, 2018, Science Master Trainers and 7 new “Apprentice Trainers” met for three days to develop facilitation materials for a six hour “Foundational Professional Learning” session for “NGSS Phase 1” comprised of Smithsonian Science for the Classroom units for...

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Jun
23
Wed
2021
all-day SOLS: Regenerative Agriculture (...
SOLS: Regenerative Agriculture (...
Jun 23 – Jun 25 all-day
PEI is looking for a small team of educators with expertise in writing and a willingness to strengthen their understanding and skills in curriculum development, climate science solutions, instructional best practices; including formative assessment, teacher[...]
Jun
24
Thu
2021
3:30 pm Protecting Our Salmon – Supersta...
Protecting Our Salmon – Supersta...
Jun 24 @ 3:30 pm – 4:30 pm
Respect and responsibility for our environment is explored through analyzing the interaction of human and natural systems and subsystems. Salmon and their local ecosystems are a focus with students observing, drawing, and cutting out a[...]
3:30 pm Science and Theater Workshop for...
Science and Theater Workshop for...
Jun 24 @ 3:30 pm – 5:00 pm
“Little Rabbit” is a traditional Native story of how the power of an individual voice, sometimes in the face of impossible odds, can make a difference. It shows how what’s in your heart is what[...]
Jun
25
Fri
2021
3:30 pm Protecting Our Waters – Creating...
Protecting Our Waters – Creating...
Jun 25 @ 3:30 pm – 5:30 pm
Students learn about ways to help our region and planet through protecting water quality. Impacts, importance, properties, and management of water in the City of Tacoma is introduced through discussion and drawing. Next, students explore[...]
Jul
28
Wed
2021
all-day Summer Institute for Climate Cha...
Summer Institute for Climate Cha...
Jul 28 – Jul 30 all-day
Summer Institute for Climate Change Education A Regrounding in Truth Educators from all subject areas are invited to learn new ways to connect their communities to climate change solutions, while also building and strengthening relationships[...]
Aug
2
Mon
2021
all-day SOLS: Food Waste (Asynchronous)
SOLS: Food Waste (Asynchronous)
Aug 2 – Aug 31 all-day
Attention K-12 Washington State Formal Educators! Join Pacific Education Institute (PEI) and our ClimeTime partners to take a deep dive into food waste in Washington state. Participants will learn about the Solutions Oriented Learning Storyline[...]