Resources

Welcome to PLT Resources Web Page

FACILIATOR’S HANDBOOK

Title Page
Introduction
Table of Contents
Sections I & II: About PLT & What is a PLT Workshop?
Section III: Planning & Conducting a PLT Workshop
Section IV: Topics to Model and Discuss
Appendix A: Sample Forms
Appendix B: Publicity Ideas
Appendix C: Workshop Agendas
Appendix D: Additional Workshop Strategies
Appendix E: PLT Materials Available Electronically
Appendix F: PLT Conceptual Framework
Appendix G: Every Student Learns Outside
Appendix H: Activities with Differentiated Instruction
Appendix I: List of Active State Facilitators


 EARLY CHILDHOOD RESOURCES

Reading and Math Center ~ Early Childhood Resource

Discovery Table ~ Early Childhood Resource

Art Center ~ Early Childhood Resource

Early Childhood PLT Workshop ~ Early Childhood Resource

Math and Manipulative Center ~ Early Childhood Resource

Wood Working ~ Early Childhood Resource

Sorting and Classifying ~ Early Childhood Resource



PROJECT CENTS, CORRELATION FILES

http://tennessee.gov/education/projectcents/index.shtml
(click on your program to check them out)


NATURES ALPHABET PHOTOS & GUIDE

Natures Alphabet Photos

Natures Alphabet Photos Guide


PLT ONLINE COMMUNITY

 

  1. Access the PLT Biotechnology and Biodiversity Lesson Plans
  2. Discuss education and environmental issues
  3. Share ideas and success stories
  4. Blog about your experiences
  5. Send updates to colleagues
  6. Join and form groups related to professional development topics
  7. Learn from educators around the country and the world

The PLT Online Community is a community of learners and professionals aided by online resources – much like a Facebook for PLTers.

This community will help strengthen your use of PLT

http://connect.plt.org


GREENWORKS! POLLINATOR GARDEN GRANT

http://pollinatorlive.pwnet.org


TARGET USEFUL GRANT PROGRAM

Target offers a useful grant program to help provide field trips to students. As part of the program, each Target store will award three Target Field Trip Grants to K-12 schools nationwide-enabling one out of every 25 schools throughout the U.S. to send a classroom on a field trip. Each grant is valued up to $700.

http://sites.target.com/site/en/company/page.jsp?contentId=WCMP04-031880


FAO’S STATE OF THE WORLD’S FOREST
(2011 PUBLICATION)

http://www.fao.org/docrep/013/i2000e/i2000e00.htm


CONSERVATION EDUCATION

http://fs.usda.gov/conservationeducation

http://www.discovertheforest.org
http://tinyurl.com/job-corps-curriculum


SCALE OF THE UNIVERSE

http://primaxstudio.com/stuff/scale_of_universe/index.php
(Just slide the bar at the bottom of the page to move smaller or larger in scale. It starts at the midpoint with an ant and grain of rice.)


21st CENTURY SKILLS

To learn more about what exactly 21st Century skills are... and how teachers can incorporate them into their teaching, Education Week dedicated their latest issue of PD Sourcebook to the topic of 21st Century skills. This is a free, on-line resource.

http://www.edweek.org/tsb/toc/2010/10/12/index.html


BACK TO SCHOOL: BACK OUTSIDE! Back Outside! How Outdoor EDUCATION AND OUTDOOR SCHOOL TIME CREATE HIGH PERFORMANCE STUDENTS REPORT

http://www.nwf.org/Get-Outside/~/media/PDFs/Be%20Out%20There/Back%20to%20School%20full%20report.ashx