Project Learning Tree
Pat Maloney, PLT State Coordinator
153 Hospital St., Augusta, ME 04330
Maine PLT since 1977 delivering quality EE to Maine schools
signing up for one of the upcoming award-winning curriculum and professional
development opportunities that offer experiential,
field based, interdisciplinary tools for effective outdoor lessons – all
aligned with Common Core Standards and poised for Next Generation of Science
A Teacher Workshop at East Grand
Inventory Growth (FIG) Educator Workshop
STEM AND FORESTS
Friday, March 2, 2018 from 9 a.m. to 2 p.m.
Winn Rd., Lee, Maine
During this session, participants will make connections with
placed based learning activities that are aligned with the Next Generation
Science and STEM Standards.
setting up a science and math rich study plot in the woods outside your
Make place based
and hands on learning connections for middle through high school students.
students to your local forests with a FIG forester partner.
data to compare with student data from other Maine schools
Visit www.mainefig.org to learn
about this statewide research project
includes: 5 contact hours, PLT Focus
on Forests curriculum guide, snacks, exploration of the Maine FIG website,
setting up a FIG plot and pertinent handouts.
Classroom teachers, outdoor educators, and home-school
providers interested in implementing hands-on inquiry based
STEM activities that connect students with their local communities.
Bring your lunch & dress for outdoor learning!
register: contact Cathy
Jo Herlihy, Maine Tree Foundation, firstname.lastname@example.org or 621-9872 by Friday, February 23, 2018.
Susan Linscott, Lee Academy Science Teacher, Community Service
Coordinator, and Maine PLT Facilitator (email@example.com
, 738-2252); Ken Laustsen, Biometrician, Maine Forest Service; Pat Maloney,
Outstanding Outdoor Professional Development
with Project Learning Tree
Grades 4 through 12 Teachers & Community
Waterville Jr. High School
Friday, March 16 from 8:15 a.m. to 2:30
Entering the forest with eyes, with
ears, and with professionals to guide us while making connections to classroom
lessons and standards. Observe,
compare, record and explore stages of forest growth using data and photography.
Learn about the newly designed STEM
curriculum and a maple syrup project at Waterville Jr. HS with Jason Cyr,
Science teacher and Maine Guide.
Workshop facilitators include Jason Cyr;
Morten Moesswilde, forester with the Maine Forest Service; and Pat Maloney. All
participants will receive a PLT Curriculum Guide, six contact hours and learn
about the latest e-units from National PLT.
includes receipt of the PLT K-8 Environmental
Education Activity Guide with 96 ready to use lessons or
the PLT Focus on Forests high school
module; snacks & morning coffee; and supporting resources. Bring a lunch and
dress for outdoor exploration.
register no later than March 9,
please call CJ Herlihy – 621-9872 or write firstname.lastname@example.org
Pre registration for all workshops is
Please send a
$50 check (or amount
otherwise specified) to
Maine TREE Foundation and note your workshop date on the
PO Box 5470
INTERESTED IN HAVING A PLT WORKSHOP AT YOUR SCHOOL OR IN YOUR COMMUNITY?
CONTACT PAT MALONEY AT 207-626-7990 OR E-MAIL TO email@example.com.