Kindergarten plays a unique role in a child’s life when language, literacy, science, and math take on real meaning through play and active learning. This year’s focus, emphasizes the role of teachers as they inspire children to be empathetic members of their community and learn what it means to advocate for fairness.
Join New York City’s Department of Environmental Protection along with the Brooklyn Bridge Park Conservancy for a professional learning opportunity on sound and noise.
Through hands-on professional development, teachers will develop the skills and tools that they need to help their students evaluate sustainability issues related to energy, transportation, waste, water, food, air, and public spaces.
Explore nueroplasticity, the quality that allows the brain to change in response to experience, and its implications for educators. Learn how mindful awareness support the development of stronger, more resilient minds.
During this two-day institute, you will have the opportunity to work with scientists from the International Ocean Discovery Program to analyze data from ice, sediments, and other proxies to learn how paleoclimate records are constructed. Participants will be awarded 12 hours of CTLE credit.
Teacher participants who complete the 15 required hours of the course will receive a Raspberry Pi starter kit, CTLE credits, and a $750 stipend award.