Monthly Archives: February 2012

Keynote & Featured Speaker Set for 2012 Fall Conference

WAEE is thrilled to welcome two amazing speakers to the Fall Conference this year. With very different stories to tell these two speakers will teach and inspire the conference participants. And we could not be more thrilled that they are … Continue reading

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Sustainable Tomorrow, A Teacher’s Guide

“Sustainable Tomorrow, A Teachers’ Guidebook for Applying Systems Thinking to Environmental Education Curricula for Grades 9-12.” Given the complex social, economic, and environmental concerns of our time, the need for environmental and sustainability education has never been greater. To meet this growing need, … Continue reading

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Toolkit for Teachers to Faciliate an Air Quality Workshop

The EPA has developed “The Air Quality Workshop for Teachers: A Toolkit for Facilitators,” designed to help K-12 teachers better understand air pollution issues and related health effects, experience hands-on activities, and gain insights into global warming. The toolkit includes … Continue reading

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Green Games and Apps

While environmental education involves getting students outside to experience their local environment first-hand, technology such as apps, video and computer games can serve as fun and compelling tools to help reinforce core environmental topics. Many organizations are developing new games … Continue reading

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2012 Winter Workshop in Review

Theme: Awareness, Action, Enjoyment! Dates: January 27th-29th Location: Tomahawk, WI- Treehaven Field Station WAEE Winter Workshop 2012 was a much-anticipated event by many environmentally minded educators, families, and students alike! Our workshop welcomed 105 individuals to participate in a weekend … Continue reading

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Green Teacher Webinars

Green Teacher is sponsoring a series of webinars on different topics over the next couple of months. Upcoming webinars include: “Exploring Place-based Education – What, Why, and How” Thursday, February 9, 2012, 7:30 p.m. – 8:30 p.m. Eastern Standard Time … Continue reading

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Director at the Wisconsin Center for Environmental Education

The Wisconsin Center for Environmental Education announces their search for a new Center Director. “The College of Natural Resources (CNR) at the University of Wisconsin-Stevens Point is seeking a full time tenure track faculty member who will receive a 50% administrative release … Continue reading

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