On Monday, August 13th, the Minnesota Department of Education and several partners are offering a one-day workshop titled “Teaching Outside the Box: An Introduction to Integrating Environmental and Outdoor Education in Grades K-12.” This workshop will take place at the St. Paul Parks and Recreation Como Streetcar Station.
This workshop is designed for teachers and administrators from any content area that are new to integrating environmental and outdoor education into formal classrooms. Delivered by state experts, this workshop will provide an overview of the benefits of environmental and outdoor education, how it can be integrated into multiple content areas and achieve academic standards, tips and skills to take kids outside, hands-on training on quality programs, and resources and community partners to further support school efforts in this area.
This workshop costs $10 per person and includes lunch and clock hour certificates. Space is limited, so if you are interested in attending, please send your name and contact information to [email protected].