Tuesday, March 15, 2011
Free "Growing Up Wild" Workshop-10 Spaces Left
Using a wide range of activities and experiences, Growing Up WILD provides a foundation for developing positive impressions about the natural world, as well as lifelong social and academic skills.
The workshop fosters confidence in early childhood educators to lead outdoor explorations by providing ready-made activities, easily digestible background information, and field investigation opportunities that correlate with the activities.
Each participant gets the activity guide, which is written especially for early childhood educators of children aged 3-7.
The activity guide, Growing Up WILD: Exploring Nature with Young Children:
* Is written especially for early childhood educators of children ages 3-7.
* Features 27 field-tested, hands-on, nature based activities in a full-color 11”x17” activity guide.
* Includes crafts, art projects, music, conservation activities, reading and math connections and much more.
* Involves social, emotional, physical, language, and cognitive domains to help foster learning and development in all areas.
* Supports developmentally appropriate practice allowing children to learn at levels that are individually, socially, and culturally appropriate.
* Is correlated to the National Association for the Education of Young Children (NAEYC) Standards and the Head Start Domains.
Age Target: 3 years to 7 years of age
Lunch and each participant gets the activity guide
Tuesday, April 12th , 2011
@ First Baptist Church of Westfield
170 Elm Street
Westfield, NJ 07090
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Telephone: 908-789-0259, NJSACC with questions
Training is limited to 25
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The Division of Fish & Wildlife in partnership with NJSACC: The Network for New Jersey’s Afterschool Communities is offering a professional development workshops for early childhood educators in using Growing Up WILD.
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