Children's Literature and Nature: POSTPONED
CFPA Headquarters (16 Meriden Road, Rockfall, CT)
Tuesday, November 6, 2012 - 9:00am - 3:00pm
K-5th grade educators
POSTPONED: Stay tuned for new date.
Children's natural affinity for animals and nature provides a great way to enhance their reading, comprehension, communication and other language arts proficiencies. Join this 'wild' workshop to learn ways to engage your young students in books and natural history that helps set them on the path to become lifelong readers. Dress comfortably for indoor and outdoor activities.
PROJECT LEARNING TREE (PLT) meets state and national education standards. The curriculum materials provide the tools educators need to bring the environment into the classroom and their students into the environment. PLT is correlated to the Connecticut Frameworks; correlations to the Common Core of Learning are underway.
- Project Learning Tree activity guide
- Copy of the CT Walk Book (East or West)
- Light refreshments
- Association with other educators across the states
- Eligibility to receive GreenWorks! grants from PLT
Register: Send in completed registration form or contact CFPA for a copy: info at ctwoodlands dot org or 860-346-TREE.
Bring: a copy of your favorite children's nature book and lunch/drink
Workshop Fee: $40 each; $5 discounts for multiple registrants from same organization or if members of CFPA; financial assistance available from CFPA’s Paul F. Pikula Education Fund.
Meet in the downstairs meeting room of CFPA. Driving Directions