The mission of the UC California Naturalist Program is to foster a diverse community of naturalists and promote stewardship of California's natural resources through education and service.
California Association for Environmental and Outdoor Education presents Gregory Lewis, Assistant Program Manager, of Thousand Pines Outdoor Science School, featured workshop presenter for the Southern Fall Conference 2016 at Arrowhead Ranch Outdoor Science School, Lake Arrowhead, CA. Friday, Oct. 14th – Sunday, Oct. 16th 2016
The Next Generation Science Standards (NGSS) are coming!
The Next Generation Science Standards (NGSS) are coming into force starting this year! How are your lessons preparing students for those experiences and tests?
Join Gregory Lewis, Thousand Pines Assistant Program Manager, and 16-year environmental education veteran, for his intriguing workshop to unravel the mysteries of the new science standards. Learn about the NGSS standards and how to read them. Don't just put a new label on an old lesson: We'll help you choose new ways to run a lesson. No band-aids here!
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