Teacher Expedition Spring 2012
Rural Action is leading two field trips for educators to highlight outdoor and environmental resources that can be used to meet academic content standards and address multiple learning styles. We will see examples of outdoor projects that Rural Action and its partners have collaborated with local schools to complete with funding from the Ohio Environmental Education Fund.
Dates: Monday, April 30th; or Wednesday, May 9th (teachers can attend one day or the other)
8:00-8:30 Registration and Refreshments at Glouster Depot on High St.
8:30-9:30 Presentation: teaching content standards in the outdoor classroom.
9:30-10:30 Trimble High School Trail exploration with Buckeye Trail Association.
10:45-11:15 Trimble Township Community Forest: hands-on science projects for students.
11:45-12:15 Tecumseh Theater: lunch with Rural Action’s Sustainable Agriculture Program:
supplying schools with locally grown food.
12:40-1:10 Monroe Outlook: Wayne National Forest and Dana White: student/citizen
stewardship of our forests
1:10-1:40 Monroe Outlook: discussion on integrating outdoor lessons and resources into unit
1:40-2:00 Travel back to Glouster Depot
Space is limited to 10 participants per Expedition—contact Joe Brehm to register at
(740) 767-2225 or firstname.lastname@example.org. Funding is available for substitute teachers.