Educator Academy in the Amazon Rainforest
July 1-11, 2018
Scholarships for K-12 Geography Educators are available.
Deadline for scholarships is February 1, 2018
The Educator Academy in the Amazon Rainforest of Peru is a cross-curricular professional development workshop for K-12 formal and informal educators to learn and use:
- 21st Century Instruction: 5E Lesson Design ~ Inquiry-Based Exploration ~ NGSS ~ STEM
- Inquiry Protocols & Resources: Project Learning Tree ~ Cornell Lab of Ornithology ~ & More!
- Global and Cultural Perspectives: Service Learning ~ Sustainability ~ Global Education
You’ll work side-by-side with scientists and researchers on citizen science projects and field studies on the ACTSPeru Rainforest Canopy Walkway in one of the world’s most biologically diverse environments, eExplore conservation and sustainability via hands-on workshops with indigenous communities, and work with fellow educators to develop strategies for using the Amazon as a vehicle for incorporating into your classroom.
Contact Educator Academy Director, Christa Dillabaugh, for information: firstname.lastname@example.org or 1-800-431-2624.