Summer Spatial Institutes 2015

Summer Spatial Institutes 2015

Designed specifically for teachers, the 2015 Summer Spatial Institute series will take educators from beginning online GIS skills through the more advanced skills analyzing local data. Attend one or attend them all. The series is created for you design a full program that meets your professional development needs. CEU’s, undergraduate, and graduate credits are available for each institute. For detailed content information and to register online for any of the institutes, please go to the University of New Hampshire Cooperative Extension website link: http://extension.unh.edu/2015-Summer-Spatial-Institutes or see Summer Institute 2015 Flyer for individual...
Choices Workshops Maine and Rhode Island

Choices Workshops Maine and Rhode Island

Introductory Workshop Engaging Students in International Issues: The Choices Approach Thursday, September 24, 2015 8:30 am-3:30 pm Brown University School of Professional Studies Providence, RI Cost: $145 per person. Price includes two units ($78 value), lunch, 7-hour certificate of attendance, and all workshop materials. A limited number of scholarships are available for pre-service teachers. Who Should Attend: History, civics, geography, government and other social studies teachers, as well as Humanities teachers, are the target audience. Materials are appropriate for grades 7-12. During the workshop, you will: • Be introduced to the Choices Program’s award-winning resources and approach to teaching about contested international issues; • Examine and work with the Choices units The U.S.Role in a Changing World and Freedom Now: The Civil Rights Movement in Mississippi (provided); • Network with exemplar colleagues in social studies education from across New England. This is a participatory workshop, so come ready to be engaged and inspired! Flyer RI ============================================================================ Introductory Workshop (2) Engaging Students in International Issues: The Choices Approach Friday, September 25, 2015 8:30 am-3:30 pm Yarmouth High School Yarmouth, ME Cost: $145 per person. Price includes two units ($78 value), lunch, 7-hour certificate of attendance, and all workshop materials. A limited number of scholarships are available for pre-service teachers. Who Should Attend: History, civics, geography, government and other social studies educators will benefit. Materials are appropriate for grades 7-12. Humanities teachers often use our materials and are also invited to attend. During the workshop, you will: • Be introduced to the Choices Program’s award-winning resources and approach to teaching about contested international issues; • Examine and work with the Choices...
Outdoor Classroom Grants Available- Due Date April 15, 2015

Outdoor Classroom Grants Available- Due Date April 15, 2015

New Hampshire Project Learning Tree is pleased to announce the availability of four $250.00 grants to help assist in the development of outdoor classrooms on schoolyards. Examples of projects that qualify include planting trees and shrubs to provide wildlife food or cover, establishing pollinator gardens, building ponds or other water sources such as birdbaths and fountains, construction of nature trails, building bridges, benches and similar structures. New Hampshire Project Learning Tree supports students and educators in projects that make a difference in helping children connect with nature.  The Outdoor Classroom Special Fund was started to honor the leadership of  Esther Cowles, Executive Director 1997-2011. Grant Criteria Grant Application For complete criteria and applications go to  http://www.nhplt.org/about/outdoor-classroom-special-fund/  . If you have any questions about the type of project you are considering or how to complete the proposal forms, please contact Judy Silverberg, NH Project Learning Tree Coordinator at judy.silverberg@gmail.com or info@nhplt.org Interested in supporting the work of NH Project Learning Tree go to www.nhplt.org and make a...
Save the Date: NHCSS Conference Information

Save the Date: NHCSS Conference Information

Spring 2015 NHCSS Conference March 19, 2015. at The New Hampton School, Dear NHGA Members:   Come join us for the Spring Symposium of the New Hampshire Council for the Social Studies on Thursday, March 19, 2015 At the New Hampton School!  The conference theme will be “Social Studies Today”.   Attached is a registration brochure outlining details of the sessions. Register Today (PDF) Register Today...

Teacher feedback needed FOR PD’s

  Educators,   Recently I have been working with NH conservation commission association to look for grant funding opportunities that would allow for teacher professional development opportunities in the area of natural resources content, collaboration with commissioners, and implementation of community-based science projects around the state. However, before we pursue the funding line any further I am hoping to get teacher feedback about if they would potentially participate in such opportunities.   Here is a link to the survey which includes additional information about the potential opportunities. It should not take more than about 5 minutes to complete.   survey link: http://goo.gl/forms/bMhU7cR5R2 Potential PD Opportunity For...