Professional Development for Educators

Professional Development Workshops for Individual Educators

Early Childhood / Elementary Workshops for the 2019-20 School Year

Educators will explore effective teaching techniques for inquiry-based learning and gain ideas for hands-on connections to nature.

Registration now open.

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Natural Connections Educators' Conference

Save the Date!

Join us for the 2020 Educators’ Conference, Natural Connections: Interdisciplinary Strategies for Teaching and Learning

March 17 | Infant / Toddler – Preschool / Pre-K NEW!
March 18 | K – 1st Grade
March 19 | 2nd – 3rd Grade
March 20 | 4th – 6th Grade

Registration opens mid – January

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Professional Development Workshops for Groups

Using the School Grounds as a Classroom

Lewis Ginter Botanical Garden Professional Development Workshops provide educators with skills, knowledge and experiences necessary to enhance curriculum through nature-based learning. Educators will explore effective teaching techniques for inquiry-based learning and gain ideas for hands-on connections to Standards of Learning and Virginia Foundation Blocks for Early Learning. Workshops are offered at the Garden or at your school.

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