2020 schedule of PLT classes

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PLT TALK TRASH

Explore where stuff comes from, where it ends up, and what happens to it in between. Reduce, reuse, recycle and more!

Boise  |  February 21-22, 2020   |  4:30-8 pm Friday + 8:30 am – 4 pm Saturday 

PLT FOCUS ON EARLY CHILDHOOD

Engage in nature-based exploration, art, literature, math, music and movement, and outdoor play. Plan to incorporate this into your work with young learners.

Twin Falls  |   March 6-7, 2020  |  4:30-8 pm Friday; 8:30 am – 4 pm Saturday

Boise   |  March 13-14  |  4:30-8 pm Friday; 8:30 am – 4 pm Saturday

Idaho Falls   |  May 1-2, 2020  |  4:30-8 pm Friday; 8:30 am – 4 pm Saturday

FOCUS ON LITERACY

Dive into PLT activities and children’s literature in this engaging, multidisciplinary workshop. Leave class with a unit you build yourself, which will address multiple content standards and skills. Result: Happy learning experiences for both you and your students!

Boise   |  April 3-4, 2020  |  4:30-8 pm Friday; 8:30 am – 4 pm Saturday

Lewiston   |  April 17-18, 2020  |  4:30-8 pm Friday; 8:30 am – 4 pm Saturday

PLT ENGAGING ELEMENTARY

Receive training in the extensive PLT Environmental Education Activity Guide. Use nature-based activities to bring learning alive both outdoors and in your classroom. Make plans to incorporate standards aligned PLT activities into elementary curriculum – Language Arts, Science, Math, Social Studies, Arts and more!

 Pocatello |  April 3-4, 2020  |  4:30-8 pm Friday; 8:30 am – 4 pm Saturday

PROJECT GREEN SUMMIT

Outdoor opportunities abound in Idaho. Join fellow educators and resource providers to share and learn strategies for using the outdoor classroom. We will also address the unique challenges faced by rural and remote school districts. An optional third day is a hands-on Forest Field Day with Project Learning Tree and Society of American Foresters. 1-2 PD credits available. Sign up at https://www.sustainingus.com/project-green-teacher-summit-2020/.

Idaho City  |  June 4-5, 2020  |   Optional June 6 Forest Field Day with PLT

CLIMATE LITERACY

Engage your students in understanding how and why the climate of Earth is changing and what can be done about it. Receive training and award-winning materials from Project Learning Tree, Project WET and Boise State University.

Boise   |  July 20-21, 2020  |   8 am – 3 pm 

SUSTAINABLE FORESTRY TOUR

Who should apply? School counselors and teachers grades 6th – 12th. Focus is on sciences, math, language arts, social studies, agriculture/natural resources, STEM, engineering, mechanics, careers. Apply at https://idahoforests.org/tour.

Post Falls  |   June 22-26, 2020   |   Begins Monday at 11 am and ends Friday at 11 am

PLT WALK IN THE FOREST  

Spend two days learning in the beautiful Priest River Experimental Forest. The first day experience PLT activities to use with young people. The next day, participate in the Forest Field Day – open to family members for a nominal additional fee.

Priest River  |   June 19-20, 2020  |  Friday, 8:30 am – 4 pm. Saturday

PLT HOT TOPICS: FIRE

Learn about the varied role of fire in Idaho’s ecosystems; the relationship between climate, invasive species and fire; the role, the role fire will likely play in the future; and the pluses and minuses of various management options. Standards-aligned hands-on activities will help participants transfer the information and experiences to the classroom.

Boise   |   July 22-23, 2020  |   8 am – 3 pm 

 

For more information call: 208-334-4061 or email plt@idahoforests.org

Learn more about Project Learning Tree at www.plt.org.