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Teacher Professional Development



Cancellation Policy: Cancellations more than one week prior to a class are subject to a 15% cancellation fee. Cancellations with less than one weeks notice are non-refundable; please consider your payment a donation to the Gardens.


STEM in the Gardens Hybrid Course - ONLINE

Get your students outdoors by bringing a little STEM into your curriculum in class or online. Use inquiry methods to teach a variety of subjects using the Gardens as a resource. Some of the topics we explore are the use of nature journaling, citizen science apps, phenology and plant adaptations. This is a hybrid course, offered online with an optional visit to Denver Botanic Gardens. If opting out of the onsite portion, an alternate assignment will be required to receive credit.

ONLINE dates:

Tuesday, September 29, 4:30-7 p.m.

Tuesday, October 6, 4:30-7 p.m.

Optional ONSITE dates: Saturday, October 10, 9:30 a.m.   noon

Price: $55 member, $65 non-member

0.5 semester credit hours with $40 tuition fee from Colorado School of Mines

The Classroom and Nature Play - ONLINE

Get an overview of how nature is a useful and diverse tool for your learning space. During this time discussions will include using evidence-based practices to develop classroom materials, curriculum and management techniques. We will draw on individual experiences to help us use our imaginations to support optimal learning environments for our youngest learners.


Audience: Pre-K Teachers


Program Fee: $20, $15 member


Special Instructions: A webinar link will be emailed to registrants 48 hours prior to the scheduled start time of the program.


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