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ZooTeach : Professional Development Series for Educators

NEW! ZooTeach PD Webinar Series

The Birmingham Zoo values the work done by teachers around the region and we want to do what we can to assist during these unique circumstances. Please select a webinar from the options listed below. A PDF of the materials covered in the workshop is included in the price.

 

Integrated STEM

*Recommended for all grades

  • Friday, September 25  / 3:15pm-4:15pm
  • Friday, January 15, 2021 / 10am-11am

Cost: $15.00, 1 CEU provided

How do we teach innovative lessons in the digital age? Join this webinar to learn about interactive STEM-based activities that translate effectively in a webinar format.

Register HERE 

 

How to be an Outsider

*Recommended for PreK-2nd

  • Friday, October 16 / 10am-11am
  • Monday, March 15, 2021 / 10am-11am

Cost: $15.00, 1 CEU provided

What is nature play and how can we incorporate the natural world into our lessons from behind a screen? How is free play important for the health and development of young learners? Learn the answers to these questions and receive resources and activities during this 1-hour webinar.

Register HERE 

 

Evolution for Educators

*Recommended Middle and High School

  • Friday, October 30 / 9am-12pm

Cost: $25.00, 3 CEUs provided

Natural selection, evolutionary timelines, and survival of the fittest may seem like daunting topics to easily relay, but this webinar will provide activities and resources that will help you share these concepts with your students in creative and impactful ways.

Register HERE

 

Creating Emotionally Healthy Learning Spaces

*Recommended for PreK-2nd

  • Monday, November 9 / 10am-11am
  • Friday, February 5, 2021 / 10am-11am

Cost: $15.00, 1 CEU provided

This webinar will cover how to best reach your students based on their emotional development, how children react physically and emotionally to stress, and how to modify your disciplinary practices and classroom spaces to nurture a healthy learning environment.

Register HERE