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Inquiry Based Outdoor Learning: Using BEETLES in NC Workshop at The Hub Farm

The BEETLES learning sessions are active experiences crafted to encourage instructors to look at specific aspects of research-based science pedagogy and to inspire shifts in instructors’ thinking about their own teaching and learning.

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Inquiry Based Outdoor Learning: Using BEETLES in NC Workshop at The Hub Farm
Inquiry Based Outdoor Learning: Using BEETLES in NC Workshop at The Hub Farm

Time & Location

Feb 19, 2024, 9:00 AM – 4:00 PM

Durham, 117 Milton Rd, Durham, NC 27712, USA

About This Event

The BEETLES (Better Environmental Education, Teaching, Learning, and Expertise Sharing) learning sessions are active experiences crafted to encourage instructors to look at specific aspects of research-based science pedagogy and to inspire shifts in instructors’ thinking about their own teaching and learning. Developed by the Lawrence Hall of Science, these hands-on and interactive sessions promote a student-centered approach to help participants better engage with science and the natural world through inquiry.  This workshop will focus on Making Observations and Questioning Strategies.

This workshop is for educators (formal, nonformal, and higher education) want to:

  • Explore different methods and model activities that can strengthen learners’ skills in making observations
  • Analyze the impact of questions on student thinking and behavior, and use this information to make thoughtful decisions about when to use different types of questions in instruction. (Questioning Strategies)
  • Explore best practices for planning and implementing EE programs that foster learning and promote inclusivity.

Format: This course will be hosted in-person at The Hub Farm in Durham, NC.

Facilitator: Michelle Pearce

Eligible for 6 hours of Criteria I or continuing education credit for the NC DEQ EE Certificate.

Cost: $20 for EENC members and $25 for general public

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