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GrowTeachKnox Fall 2019

September 14 @ 8:30 am - 1:30 pm

Open to professional and informal educators alike, GrowTeachKnox is dedicated to equipping educators to engage their students with the outdoors.

Local environmental, gardening, and education professionals will provide hands-on learning for educators to better integrate lessons in the classroom with nature. With topics from how to find funding to options beyond raised beds, educators will leave the day with the confidence to take their students outside, allowing students to more tangibly connect what they are learning to what they see in the wider world.

Tickets are limited so get yours today!

Schedule:*

8:30: Registration & Breakfast
9:00-9:50: Opening Keynote & Nature Walk

10:00-10:50: Breakout Session 1

  • Finding Funding & Resources
  • Unconventional Gardening

11:00-11:50: Breakout Session 2

  • Horticultural Therapy
  • Linking Standards to the Outdoors

11:50-12:40: Lunch/Networking

12:40-1:30: Breakout Session 3

  • For the 3rd session, the two most popular sessions will be repeated, to provide opportunity for all who want to attend to do so.

*Subject to minor changes. Descriptions of breakout sessions are forthcoming.

  • What type of setting do you educate in? A high school, HeadStart, home school setting?
  • Registration for attendees is $10
  • Lunch is $10. Catered by Tomatohead.

† This question is to help organizers better plan the event. By choosing, you are not signing up for those workshops. You will be able to attend whatever workshops you wish on the day of the event.

Details

Date:
September 14
Time:
8:30 am - 1:30 pm

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