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EARCOS Teachers’ Conference 2017!

Posted by on October 20, 2016

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I’m very excited to be involved in the EARCOS Teachers’ Conference March 30 – April 1, 2017!

 

This year I’ll be offering quite a few options for those interested in Education Outside The Classroom (EOTC), Risk & Safety, planning & implementing expeditions & integrating science and other curricular areas for learning outside the classroom & successful service projects!

PRE & POST CONFERENCE TRIPS

Borneo Adventures! (March 26 – 28) A Pre-Conference Trip complete with rainforest ecology, wildlife & jungle survival skills!

A perfect trip for intrepid teachers that want to learn more about Education Outside The Classroom and potential learning adventure for their students & families!

Best of Borneo (April 2-5) Post-Conference Trip with the rare opportunity to spot marbled cats,clouded leopards, sun bears, Asian elephants,hornbills, Borneo bristle head, pittas and proboscis monkeys!

PRE-CONFERENCE WORKSHOP

This hands-on outdoor workshop will integrate science, literature, art, service learning & other curricular areas with Education Outside The Classroom (EOTC) techniques.

CONFERENCE WORKSHOPS

Adventure Learning: Basics of Program Design

Whether your school does service projects, week without walls, cultural immersion or adventure programs you’ll need to know a few basics to get started or improve your current program. This workshop will cover program design, logistics, desired learning outcomes & experiences for students during Education Outside The Classroom (EOTC) expeditions.

Adventure Learning: Basics of Risk, Safety & Standard Operating Procedures

Whether your school does service projects, week without walls, cultural immersion or adventure programs you’ll need to know a few basics to get started or improve your current program. During this workshop we will cover risk & safety, risk assessments, Standard Operating Procedures (SOP’s) and choosing and working with third party providers to ensure a safe and rewarding Education Outside The Classroom (EOTC) expedition for your students.

Making Service Learning Happen- A practical approach

Do you or your students engage in service projects or service learning? Learn how to jumpstart your projects and engage your students for maximum benefit and the greatest impact on student learning,. Using Rockin’ 4 the Environment, GREEN Riders, GREEN Paddlers and Buy A Book, Support A Village as examples this workshop will explore the process of how to make your service projects come alive with project design, sponsorship, media, promotions and ensuring a successful project!

I HOPE TO SEE YOU AT THE EARCOS TEACHER’S CONFERENCE IN MARCH!

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