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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.  Take a look at the workshops we will be offering this spring!


Boost Your Budget

Thursday, February 12, 2015
9 am – 3 pm

Minimal classroom funding?  Spending your own money in your classroom?  Join us for a day dedicated to utilizing and making the most of low cost supplies.  In this workshop, explore the world of paper goods to design and create interactive classroom activities such as shoebox science stations, paper foldables, and bag sorters.

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Elements of EduTainment

Thursday, April 16, 2015
9 am – 3 pm

Students losing focus?  Hard to get them excited about concepts?  Join us for a day full of boredom busting strategies, zoo tours and animal visitors.  In this workshop, discover techniques that are sure to educate while entertaining students…EduTainment!

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Beyond Icebreakers & Word Walls

Thursday, May 14, 2015
9 am – 3 pm

Discover new techniques for exploring vocabulary and energizing your classroom!  Identify strategies to build relationships and increase teamwork among your students.  These tactics and techniques can be utilized with all grade levels.

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Educator Field Experience Workshop

Want to know how to make the most of your school trip to the Houston Zoo? Join us at one of the Field Experience Workshops as we identify learning opportunities around the Zoo and strategies to ensure your field trip is a success!  This experience will take place on Zoo grounds from 9:00 am – 12:00 pm.

Workshop Dates:

Tuesday, February 3, 2015
Tuesday, March 3, 2015
Tuesday, April 7, 2015
Wednesday, April 22, 2015

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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.

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