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Educator Workshops

Get excited Educators! We are bringing back our Educator Workshops for the 2014-2015 school year. We have prepared the following exciting new topics to enrich your classroom.

Level Up: Beat Misconceptions and Save the World!
Thursday, October 2, 2014
9 am – 3 pm

Uncover the codes to annihilate misconceptions and gain the power to level up your students to the highest Depth of Knowledge.  This workshop will explore various activities to develop higher questioning strategies and lessons on combating science misconceptions.


Techie Teachers
Thursday, December 4, 2014
9 am – 3 pm

Picture your “selfie” leading your class on a #awesomeadventure through the technology landscape.  In this workshop, we will explore programs that allow your students to travel around the globe learning about geography, ecology, and more!


Educator Day

Save the Date!
Saturday, November 1, 2014
9 am – 3 pm

This is a great way to earn 3 or 6 continuing education hours while spending time at the Houston Zoo. The day will include sessions, tours, free resources, activities, and a special behind the scenes experience. Pre-service teachers, administrators and educators are welcome.


Schedule of events coming soon!

Thank you to our Educator Day sponsors:

McDonald’s ®

Frequently Asked Questions

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Educator Materials

Guide your students through a fun-filled journey learning about the Houston toad, one of the most endangered amphibians in North America.