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Description:

February 24, 2018

9am - 4pm

Guilford County Cooperative Extension Center

Greensboro, NC

 

To Register: http://go.ncsu.edu/ncplt_guilford_feb24 (you will need to create an account)

$20 Registration Fee

Questions? Sadie Payne sgcamfie@ncsu.edu 336-641-2400

Registration Deadline: February 19

This workshop will cover the Project Learning Tree K-8 Activity Guide. Please bring your lunch, and come prepared for activities inside and outside.

Join other K-8 classroom and non-formal educators as we explore activities in the Project Learning Tree K-8 Curriculum Guide! Every participant will leave the workshop with the PLT K-8 Activity Guide which includes 96 activities. CEU renewal credits are available. This workshop qualifies for Criteria I in the EE Certification Program. 

The PreK-8 guide is correlated to the Common Core (math and ELA) as well as to the NC Essential Standards (science and social studies).Participants will learn about the materials through direct engagement in the PLT activities throughout the workshop.

The PLT Activity Guide (a $25 value!) is provided at no cost to workshop participants through partnership with NC Forestry Association, however, pre-registration and payment of the workshop workshop fee is required. Please make a personal commitment to attend to ensure there are enough materials and space for everyone. If you must cancel, please do so in a timely manner so someone else may take your place in the workshop. 

Cancellations made by February 16 will receive a $10 refund.Cancellations after February 16th will not be refunded their workshop fee.

Feb 24 Sat

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    Description:

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    9:00am - 3:30pm

    NC Botanical Garden

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    TO REGISTER: http://go.ncsu.edu/ncplt_ncbg (you will need to create an account)

    Registration Deadline: March 16

    Questions? Renee Strnad renee_strnad@ncsu.edu

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  • Engage learners through song, dance, exploration, and play
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  • Pre-registration is required. There is a $20 fee for this workshop, but all participants will receive the PLT materials at no additional cost (a $45 value!). Please make a personal commitment to attend to ensure there are enough materials and space for everyone. If you must cancel, please do so in a timely manner so someone else may take your place in the workshop.
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    Description:

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    To Register: http://go.ncsu.edu/ncplt_charlotte

     

    Workshop Fee: $20

    Registration Deadline: April 9,2018

    Questions?  Laura Domingo laura.domingo@mecklenburgcountync.gov

     

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    Differentiated instruction?Technology connections? Literature links? STEM? The PLT activity guide covers it all!!! The PreK-8 guide is correlated to the Common Core (math and ELA) as well as to the NC Essential Standards (science and social studies). Participants will learn about the materials through direct engagement in the PLT activities throughout the workshop.

    Please make a personal commitment to attend to ensure there are enough materials and space for everyone.Cancellations made by April 9th will receive a $10 refund. Cancellations after April 9th will not receive a refund.

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    Description:

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