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Professional Development: “Fieldtrips” for Teachers?

Professional Development: “Fieldtrips” for Teachers?. Colleen Rooney Katie Meyer EDUC 140. Why attend workshops?. “It takes a village to raise a child” (African proverb)

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Professional Development: “Fieldtrips” for Teachers?

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  1. Professional Development:“Fieldtrips” for Teachers? Colleen Rooney Katie Meyer EDUC 140

  2. Why attend workshops? “It takes a village to raise a child” (African proverb) • Provides an opportunity for teachers to connect with community leaders who are knowledgeable in certain content areas. • Free materials and resources!! • Brings teacher outside the traditional classroom textbook for instruction • Able to hear from colleagues • Relevant and pertinent information for students • Educate yourself!

  3. Examples • Project WILD and KGMB • Urban EE (Environmental Education) www.waee.org • Teaching for Social Justice Curriculum Fair www.teachersforjustice.org

  4. What we learned…. • Project WILD • Keep Greater Milwaukee Beautiful • Recycling sorting process— • 3 R’s (reuse, recycle, reduce)

  5. What we learned (cont.) • Urban EE • Keynote speakers— • Fieldtrips— • Workshops— • Concurrent sessions— • No Trash can left behind; Meribeth Sullivan, Waukesha Co. Recycling office • Using your urban forest; Sarah Gilbert, LEAF

  6. Urban EE Conference 2007

  7. Teaching for Social Justice Curriculum Fair • Speakers– • Kevin Coval, Barbara Ransby • Workshops– • When Hormones Go Wild: Health, Mind, and Body • Curriculum Exhibits— • Critical Chemistry • Working for the Working Class: Creative lessons for organizing curriculum around environmental and economic justice, and peace • Resource Tables— • www.mediaburn.org • Black Youth Project

  8. How do we bring thisto our classroom? • Lesson plans and resources • Learn about our own and students misconceptions • Connect and develop support with broader educational community

  9. Ongoing/Upcoming Workshopsand Educational Opportunties • Milwaukee Public Museum • Discovery World • Wisconsin Council for the Social Studies and International Education Conference • March 16-17, 2009; Middleton, WI • Civil Rights Pilgrimage • Spring Break trip sponsored by Marquette’s Office of Student Development

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