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Scholarships Available For PD In The Peruvian Amazon

Subject: Scholarship & Grant $ for Amazon Rainforest PD Workshop

What: 2018 Educator Academy in the Amazon Professional Development
When: July 1-11, 2018
Grant: $1500 Vernier Software & Technology Grant for HS/AP Environmental Science Educators
Scholarships: $1100 Amazon Workshops Scholarships for K-12 formal/informal educators
Application Deadline: February 1, 2018
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The July 1-11, 2018 Educator Academy in the Amazon Rainforest of Peru is a cross-curricular professional development workshop for formal and informal K-12 educators. Highlights include:

  • 21st Century Instruction: Place-based education ~ Inquiry-based exploration ~ STEM
  • Inquiry Protocols & Resources: Project Learning Tree ~ Cornell Lab of Ornithology ~ & More!
  • Global and Cultural Perspectives: Service Learning ~ Indigenous Culture ~ Global Education
  • Community-based conservation field work with the Maijuna indigenous community
  • Work side-by-side with scientists and researchers on citizen science projects and field studies.
  • Explore the ¼ mile long ACTSPeru Rainforest Canopy Walkway in one of the world’s most biologically diverse environments.
  • Work with fellow educators to explore strategies for using the Amazon as a vehicle for incorporating STEM education, inquiry-based learning, and place-based education into your classroom and programming.

Get the details and download a syllabus and scholarship application at:

Contact program director, Christa Dillabaugh at or 1-800-431-2624 for more information.

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