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Monday, July 1, 2019
Thursday, July 11, 2019


What:  2019 Educator Academy in the Amazon Professional Development

When:  July 1-11, 2019

Application Deadline:  February 1, 2019 

Get more info: http://amazonworkshops.com/educator-academy/

Funding available:

Grant: $1500 Vernier Software & Technology Grant for a HS/AP Science Educator

Scholarships: $1250 Amazon Workshops Scholarships for K-12 Educators


The July 1-11, 2019 Educator Academy in the Amazon Rainforest of Peru is a cross-curricular professional development workshop for formal and informal science educators.  Highlights include:   

  • 21st Century Instruction:  5E Lesson Design ~ Inquiry-Based Exploration ~ STEM 
  • Inquiry Protocols & Resources:  Vernier  Software & Technology ~ Celestron Digital Microscopes
  • Global and Cultural Perspectives:  Service Learning ~ Sustainability ~ Global Education
  • NEW!  A specialized track for HS bio and environmental science educators with a focus on sustainability, conservation, and field work with the Maijuna indigenous community
  • Work side-by-side with scientists and researchers on citizen science projects and field studies.
  •  Explore the ¼ mile long ACTSPeru Rainforest Canopy Walkway in one of the world’s most biologically diverse environments. 
  • Work with fellow educators to explore strategies for using the Amazon as a vehicle for incorporating STEM education, inquiry-based learning, and sustainability science education into your classroom.
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