Monthly Archives: April 2012

“Nutritious, Delicious, Wisconsin” – DPI curriculum on local foods

As a parent one of the biggest battles I face is at meal time. I feel like a robot that is constantly saying phrases such as “just one more bite”, “please try it”, “how do you know you won’t like … Continue reading

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Early Childhood Environmental Education workshop

PLT Environmental Experiences for Early Childhood  Workshop – May 15th, 6:00-9:00pm, Green Bay To register contact  Jamie Tramte-Brassfield at 920-432-8899. “Exploring nature is a complete sensory experience, and early experiences with the natural world have been positively linked with the development of children’s … Continue reading

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Free online resource – NEXT.cc

One organization that is highlighted by the National Environmental Education Week as a part of their theme this year, Greening STEM: The Environment as Inspiration for 21st Century Learning, is NEXT.cc. “NEXT.cc is a website that provides informal learning opportunities for … Continue reading

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WAEE Board Elections – Student Nominations Needed!

This year we have two pretty incredible student Board members, Amy Jo and Katie. They have assisted in conference and event planning, helped direct the mentorship program, conducted surveys for the Board and attended major statewide environmental education meetings. Their … Continue reading

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Energy Education – Energy Literacy guide

The WI K-12 Energy Education Program (a WAEE organizational member!) was an education partner in helping to create a guide to encourage energy literacy for all citizens, Energy Literacy. ” Energy Literacy: Essential Principles and Fundamental Concepts for Energy Education presents energy concepts … Continue reading

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Oscar Neale Fellowship

Want to collaborate with some incredible School of Education professors at the University of Wisconsin – Stevens Point? Want some great professional development? How about $10,000 to go along with all of that? Then consider applying for the Oscar W. … Continue reading

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Mentorship Program – April Activity

The Mentorship Program accomplishes WAEE’s mission of networking by linking experienced environmental educators to those who are new in the field. There are no set criteria for being a mentor or mentee. Mentors should be available to answer questions, serve as a … Continue reading

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Gear up for Earth Day – EE Week April 15 – 21

Are you and your kids (either at home or at school!) doing something to celebrate Earth Day? Why not extend those activities to last for longer? Why not join other teachers, parents, educators, schools and organizations all over the country … Continue reading

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WAEE Board of Directors – Who are they anyway? {Abbie Enlund}

Being on any Board of Directors is not an easy task. Anyone that has done it will tell you that. But for me one of the most difficult tasks with being on the WAEE Board (which is probably the same … Continue reading

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Lessons in Leadership: Jeremy Solin

“Change is not driven just by people in official leadership positions; anyone who is willing to step up and make something happen can be a leader.” — Jeremy Solin Recognizing the critical role of leaders in advancing education for environmental … Continue reading

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