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Tips & Strategies for Engaging Students in Outdoor Learning

Tuesday, September 22, 2020

Date/Time: 4:30-6 pm, Tuesday, Sept. 22

Kathleen Harter, Program Director for Interpretation & Education at Keweenaw National Historical Park will share tips and techniques for engaging K-12 students in enjoyable outdoor classroom experiences. Designed for K-12 teachers, informal educators, and parents planning outdoor instruction, Harter's presentation will highlight program logistics, how to create effective outdoor classroom settings, managing student behavior, promoting curiosity, and sharing her favorite outdoor classroom tools. Strategies for adapting outdoor learning during Covid will be presented.

Harter has two decades of experience delivering outdoor learning to a variety of audiences on a wide range of topics. Harter worked as an outdoor educator at Shenandoah National Park in Virginia, Acadia National Park in Maine, Glacier Bay in Alaska, and several Great Lakes parks including Isle Royale and Pictured Rocks. In her Park Service experiences with outdoor education, Kathleen has worked with K-12 classes and facilitated day-long educator workshops on geology, natural history, stream ecology, and human history, in addition to leading outdoor art programs, family groups, overnight camping trips, and programs for blind, at risk, and gifted and talented students.


Zoom Meeting Link: CLICK HERE
Call In at: 1 646 876 9923 Meeting ID: 943 4219 1381

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