The Environmental Education Fund is proud to announce that the first 10 teachers have completed the new It's Our Water Online Educator Workshop, and they can receive Criteria One credit towards their EE Certification.. The self-paced learning experience makes it possible for North Carolina educators to take a high-quality workshop that fits into thier busy schedules.
Educator comments about the IOW Online Educator Workshop:
“I’ve taken other online courses, and this one was light years better.”
“I loved watching the student videos. They’re so much fun and my students will really like them.”
“The instructors were very clear and had lots of great tips. I feel very prepared to implement IOW in my classroom.”
The Environmental Education Fund is proud to announce that the new It's Our Water Online Educator Workshop has been approved by the N.C. Office of Environmental Education as a Criteria 1 workshop for EE Certification. The IOW Online Educator Workshop is the first online course to be approved as a Criteria 1 workshop, and it is an exciting new way for teachers to get IOW professional development and Criteria 1 credit. The self-paced learning experience makes it possible for North Carolina educators to take a high-quality Criteria 1 workshop that fits into thier busy schedules. We love our live workshops and will continue to provide them to teachers across the state, but in an effort to reach more educators with this important curriculum, we will are now offering the workshop online. Read more »
There’s a great new source for information about Environmental Education in North Carolina! The EE Fund on Facebook and Twitter!
Are you an educator looking for resources to teach about the environment?
The EE Fund Facebook page is already packed with posts about great environmental education resources and opportunities for teachers, including the EE Funds exciting curriculums, It’s Our Water and It’s Our Air. The EEF Facebook page also a great place to connect with other educators and share even more. Like getting your updates via Twitter? The EEFund has you covered there too! You can Sign Up for email updates as well. Read more »
It’s Our Water has undergone a complete review, revision and rejuvenation! All the activities have a been updated, aligned to the new 2012 N.C. Science Standard Course of Study, and put onto a CD for teachers to use.
If you have the original IOW curriculum, just send the cover of your IOW Teacher's Guide with a request to the IOW Coordinator to receive your free CD with the new materials. NC Division of Water Resources, DENR - 1611 Mail Service Center - Raleigh, NC 27699-1611 Read more »
The Environamental Education Fund introduced hundreds of teachers to It's Our Water and It's Our Air at the 2011 NCSTA Conference in Greensboro, NC on November 10 and 11. Teachers stopped by our booth in the exhibit hall to get free materials and find out what these great curricula have to offer 8th grade science and high school earth/environmental science teachers. Others joined us to learn more about It's Our Air and the newly updated It's Our Water curriculum at a presentation. The reaction was overwhelming enthusiastic! Please join our community of teachers by signing up to get updates today via Email, Facebook or Twitter.