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Goal of local workshops: To connect experienced Journey North teachers and staff to teachers who are interested in attending a Journey North workshop locally.
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Past Workshops
Although the following workshops have already ocurred, you may want to contact these leaders for tips and suggestions if you're planning to lead a workshop:

Dates: April 9-10, 2010
Location: Boerne, Texas

Cibolo Nature Center
Description: Volunteers for Texas Monarch Watch, Cibolo Nature Center, and Texas Master Naturalists are planning spring and fall Monarch Monitoring Workshops that are a collaboration between Monarch Larval Monitoring Project, Monarch Watch, and Journey North. The workshops are scheduled for April 9-10 and September 24-25, 2010.
Contact:
Cindy at Cibolo Nature Center

Dates: September 24-25, 2010
Location: Boerne, Texas

Cibolo Nature Center
Description: Volunteers for Texas Monarch Watch, Cibolo Nature Center, and Texas Master Naturalists are planning spring and fall Monarch Monitoring Workshops that are a collaboration between Monarch Larval Monitoring Project, Monarch Watch, and Journey North. The workshops are scheduled for April 9-10 and September 24-25, 2010.
Contact: Cindy at Cibolo Nature Center

Date: Thursday, November 6, 2008
Time: 1:45-2:45 pm
Location: Atlanta, Georgia

Georgia Educational Technology Conference
Description: Mystery Class, an Interdisciplinary Adventure. Journey North's Mystery Class is an 11-week investigation in which students try to find 10 secret "Mystery Classes" hiding around the globe. We are conducting a concurrent session at the Georgia Educational Technology Conference on Mystery Class. Kristi Richburg did this project last year with a class of 3rd graders and I wanted to share our experience
Contact:
Kristi Richburg and Leigh Sadler of Chattahoochee-Flint RESA ETC.

Date: Tuesday, November 14 , 2008
Time: 10:00-10:45 am
Location: Eatonton, Georgia

2008 Outdoor Classroom Symposium
Description: Outdoor Classrooms go high tech! Learn how to incorporate online technologies like Journey North and Google Earth with your outdoor investigations.
Contact:
Trecia Neal(Fernbank Science Center) and Kim Bailey EEinGeorgia.org

Date and Time: September 15 , 2007
Location: Cave City, Kentucky

Kentucky Association for Environmental Education Annual Conference (KAEE)

Contact: Janet Kistler

Date and Time: October 7-9, 2005
Location: Balcones Cayonlands Natural Wildlife Refuge, near Austin, Texas
Principles of ecology and techniques for field studies of monarch butterflies will be presented for in-depth scientific inquiry. Teacher/student/naturalist teams will learn to:
· increase the use of public parks, natural areas, and schoolyards as outdoor laboratories for active scientific inquiry,
· make public parks, natural areas, and schoolyards more accessible as outdoor classrooms to teachers and students ,
· increase public awareness of conservation issues leading to protection and preservation of wildlife and natural areas, and
· use technology resources to form networks (Journey North, Monarch Larval Monitoring Project, MonarchWatch) between the scientific and educational communities and to communicate scientific data, especially related to monarch migration.

Contact: Mary Bishop Kennedy
Date and Time: Friday, May 20, 2005, 9 am- 12 pm
Location: River Edge, NJ
Roosevelt School

Contact: Anthony Vouvalides

Date and Time: March 21, 2005, 3:15 - 4:30 pm
Location: Providence, Rhode Island
Rhode Island Convention Center
New England League of Middle Schools (NELMS) 24th Annual Conference

Contact: Marsha Lodge

Date and Time: November 5, 2004 from 8 am - 10 am
Location: Little Rock, Arkansas
Using Journey North's "Mystery Class" in a Physical Science Classroom.

Contact: Charre Todd

Date and Time: November 5, 2004 from 1:00-4:00 p.m
Location: Corpus Christi, Texas
Journey North will be presented specifically on Thursday afternoon, November 5, 2004 from 1:00-4:00 p.m. For registration, see Conference for the Advancement of Science Teaching (CAST) NOVEMBER 4-6, 2004

Contact: Denise McCaffee AND Velma Ruiz, Presenters

Date and Time: July 27, 2004
Location: Lincoln, Nebraska
Midwest Internet Institute

This presentation will give an overview of Journey North's many possibilities, as well as specific cross-curriculum (Art, Science, Social Studies, Math, Spanish) applications. Journey North truly makes learning fun!

Contact: Patti Rose

Date: Early February, 2004
Location: Kidron, Ohio

"The workshop is a session during the 22nd Annual "Winter Snow Out We Go!" which is sponsored by the Northeast Environmental Education Council of Ohio in cooperation with Cuyahoga Valley National Park Association.

"My session is entitled Land lab Activities. The description is: whether you want to utilize your land lab more effectively or learn some cross curricular activities for your students outside, this session is for you. also see how to become part of an internet research team that tracks the migration of animals and the coming of spring across North America."
Contact: Laura Grimm, 5th grade teacher
Kidron Elementary School
PO Box 227
Kidron, Ohio 44636
Work # 330-857-2781

Date: March 19, 2004
Location: Haverhill, MA
"I will be presenting "Journey North" during our teachers' in-service day on March 19th for educators in our our district."
Contact: Anita M. Furrow,
Director of Technology and Library Media Services, Haverhill Public Schools, 4 Summer Street, Haverhill, MA 01830
978-373-8479, Fax: 978-374-3445, afurrow@haverhill-ma.com

Date and Time: February 2004
Location: Bad Axe, Michigan
Huron Area Technical Center
Contact: Kaye Hemerline

Date and Time: November 14, Noon -12:45
Location: Wyndham Bonadventure, Ft. Lauderdale, FL
"What do Monarchs, Manatees and Mysteries have in common?" The presentation is for the Florida Council of Independant Schools Convention(FCIS). It is only 45 minutes long so we are hoping to wet the appetite.
Contact: Marsha Quinn

Date and Time: July 31, 2003, 8:00-11:00
Location: Nashville, Tennessee
"Tracking Through the Tulips," an interdisciplinary unit on science as inquiry (Toyota Tapesry Grant winners for 2003).
Contact: Dorothy Davis

Date and Time: July 16, 2003, 8:00-3:00
Location: Bad Axe, Michigan
Huron Area Technical Center
Contact: Kaye Hemerline

Date and Time: June 8-13, 2003
Location: San Antonio, Texas
"Monarch Camp" at Texas Military Institute
Contact: Mary Bishop Kennedy

Using Schoolyards, Parks and Natural Areas for Active Research, Monarch Camp represents a collaborative effort between Texas Military Institute, Cibolo Nature Center, Texas Parks and Wildlife Department, the Monarch Larval Monitoring Project, Journey North, and Texas teachers. Principles of ecology and techniques for field studies will be presented for in-depth scientific inquiry. Teacher/student/naturalist teams will attend spring, summer, and fall camps and will learn to:
· increase the use of public parks, natural areas, and schoolyards as outdoor laboratories for active scientific inquiry,
· make public parks, natural areas, and schoolyards more accessible as outdoor classrooms to teachers and students ,
· increase public awareness of conservation issues leading to protection and preservation of wildlife and natural areas, and
· use technology resources to form networks between the scientific and educational communities and to communicate scientific data, especially related to monarch migration

Date and Time: June 28, 2003
Location: Toledo, Ohio
Toledo Parks
Contact: Erin Jones

Date and Time: Saturday, March 29, 2003
Location: Ohaha, NE
SETA Conference
Contact: Gayle Kloewer

Date and Time: Thursday, March 7, 2003
Location: Middletown, New York
Day long workshop starting with GIS at 8AM-spending 10:30AM-12PM introducing Journey North thru video, teacher workbook,exploring the website and also focusing on the Photoperiod Lab
Contact: Pat Scali

Date and Time: Friday, March 8, 2003
Location: Louisville, Kentucky
Kentucky Teaching and Learning Conference
One-hour presentation focusing on technology in the classroom. Presentation is about using Journey North, with specific reference to Monarch Migration, Tulip gardening, e-mail penpals sharing seasonal data, and integrating geography (as well as reading, math and science). Children from my classroom will be present to discuss some of our projects.
Contact: Jane McKinley

Date and Time: Friday, March 14, 2003
Location: Detroit, Michigan
MACUL Conference
Workshop will demonstrate how easy it is to use Journey North and how it aligns to the Michigan curriculum standards.
Contact: Pat Filippini

Date and Time: Saturday, March 15, 2003
Location: Westerville, OH
Blendon Woods Nature Center (NE of Columbus, OH)
We will explore the various aspects of Journey North and
its application to Ohio school curriculums.
Contact: Sarah Dalton or 614-895-6221

Date and Time: Wednesday, March 19, 2003
Location: Springfield, Illinois at the State Capitol Building
"Real Life Data Collection" This presentation will include tracking the gray whale and monarchs from Journey North along with tracking earthquakes, sea turtles and weather. TECH 2003 will show state lawmakers, business leaders and general public how over 140 schools in Illinois use technology.
Contact: Marilee Sarlitto, Kildeer Elementary School

Date and Time: Saturday, March 22, 9am -12 noon
Location: Frelinghuysen Arboretum, Morristown, New Jersey
"Classroom Metamorphosis" workshop will include journey north material and information on starting a school butterfly garden. The material is correlated to 4th grade New Jersey core curriculum content standards. The cost of the workshop is $15.00 and participants get professional development credit, a butterfly rearing cage, monarch larva, host plants and seeds for butterfly loving plants.
Contact: Lesley Parness

Date and Time: Friday, February 28, 2003
Location: Alberta, Michigan
"Bring Winter into the Classroom" then track spring with Journey North. All activities are correlated to Michigan Content Standards and Benchmarks for science, mathematics & social studies.
Contact: Pam Schmidt, Western U.P. Center for Science, Mathematics and Environmental Education

When: October, 2002
Nebraska Association of Teachers of Science
Contact: Gayle Kloewer

Date and Time: July 14-27, 2002
Location: Ilion, New York
The New York State Conservation Council's Conservation Education Workshop for educators includes educators from all types of backgrounds and various teaching arenas. Located in the beautiful Adirondack Mountains!
Contact: Linda Coffin

Date and Time: June 7-8, 2002
Location: Lithonia, Georgia
The Georgia Conservancy is hosting a Monarchs in the Classroom teacher workshop June 7-8 at Davidson-Arabia Mountain Nature Preserve.The focus is on monarch migration and tagging. This is a ten hour workshop giving teachers 1 SDU.

Date and Time: March 2, 2002 at 1:10 p.m.
Location: Houston, Texas
George R. Brown Convention Center
Contact: Mary Vogas

Date and Time: March 24, 2002 at 10:00a.m.
Location: Helen, Georgia
Georgia Environmental Education Conference
Contact: Steve Rich

Date and Time: March 29, 2002 at 12:30-1:30 p.m.
Location: San Diego, California
National Science Teachers' Association
Contact: Steve Rich

Date and Time: Monday, October 29, 2001
Location: Cromwell, Connecticut
Connecticut Educators' Computer Association Annual Conference
Contact: Stephen Donnelly

Date and Time: Friday, October 19, 2001
Location: Clarksville, Maryland
MCTM-MAST (MD Council for Teachers of Mathematics-MD Assoc. of Science Teachers)
Contact: Sally Shisim

Date and Time: Saturday, September 15 from 9:00 - 4:00
Location: St. Louis, Missouri
Missouri Botanical Garden
4344 Shaw Blvd.
St. Louis, MO 63110
314-577-0219
Contact: Bob Coulter

Date and Time: Saturday, September 8 from 9:00 - 3:30
Location: Columbia, South Carolina
Conference: GEOFEST XXI (South Carolina Geographic Alliance)
Jones Physical Science Center
University of South Carolina
Columbia, SC
803-981-1435 (school)
Contact: Janice Hicks


Date and Time: Tuesday, Aug. 28, 2001
Location: Groton, Connecticut
Groton Public Schools
Contact: Lee Ann Olson


Date and Time: Thursdays, Aug. 16 and 23, 9 am-12 noon*
Location: Somerset, Massachusetts
See Web Page for Workshop
SouthCoast Technology Center
580 Whetstone Hill Road
Somerset, MA 02726
508-672-2060
Contact: Midge Frazel
*In early October here will be another session (3:30 to 6:00 pm). Date to be posted.

Date and Time: Thursday, Aug. 23 at 1:00 p.m. - 3:00 p.m
Location: Jacksonville, Florida
The Bolles School
7400 San Jose Blvd.
Jacksonville, FL 32256
904-733-9292 x263
Contact: Carol Matthews

Date and Time: Tues., Aug. 13 at 12:00 p.m. - 3:00 p.m
Location: San Antonio, Texas
Texas Military Institute
20955 W. Tejas Trail
San Antonio, Texas 78257
210-698-7175 x267
Contact: Mary Bishop Kennedy


Date and Time: Tues., Jul. 31 at 1:30 p.m. - 2:30 p.m
Location: Lincoln, Nebraska
Conference: The Midwest Internet Institute
Contacts: Gayle Kloewer and Patti Rose

 

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