Green Teacher Webinar: "Sustainability as a Context for Literacy Skills and Social Studies Content"-- Presenter: Dave Wilton
Thursday, November 8, 2012 from 7:30 PM to 8:30 PM (EST)
Learn how educators are preparing students for the literacy demands of the 21st century and making language learning purposeful while teaching social studies content and language arts skills. We'll share content-oriented learning and strategies you can use to promote student engagement and academic achievement, while inspiring students to contribute to community sustainability.
Suitability: All formal youth educators, and school administrators
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