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STEMAZing Institute - Dig, Grow, Eat, Learn: Using School Gardens to Cultivate STEM Minds

  • Tuesday, June 18, 2019
  • 8:00 AM
  • Thursday, June 20, 2019
  • 3:30 PM
  • Manzo Elementary School
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For novice and experienced school gardeners, join master educators at Manzo Elementary for three days exploring the possibilities for integration and engagement when you build a school garden program at your school. Take away new and exciting ideas about how to best cultivate the STEM minds of students using your space. Beyond STEM, learn how other educators are utilizing their garden spaces as living laboratories to integrate STEM into other subject areas. This strand will also focus on the rules about using produce in the classroom and for food service, building healthy soils, understanding nutritional content labels, saving seeds for a successful school garden, and much more! Walk away with $200 in equipment and supplies to jump start your school garden or expand what you are already doing!

Audience: PreK-8th Grade Teachers

(In order to maximize the impact of this workshop, only educators who work directly with students will be allowed to register and receive a kit. Please contact DaNel Hogan if you would like to attend but are in an administrative role.)

Facilitators: Moses Thompson and Blue Baldwin

Cost: $75 includes materials, continental breakfast, and lunch.

This workshop is part of the STEMAZing Institute. The STEMAZing Project’s philosophy on teacher professional development is simple: It must be hands-on and engaging – putting the educators in the seat of the students to experience STEM lessons firsthand. It must provide the educators with the equipment and supplies they need to implement the lessons and activities in their classrooms the next day if they choose. It must be facilitated by master educators who have themselves been in the classroom.

Media Policy:

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Payment Policy
Payments must be received five (5) business days prior to the start of the class.  Payments can be in the form of a check, credit card, P-Card, or a school purchase order. Registrations within the five (5) day window must be paid immediately upon registering for the course. 

Cancellation & Refund Policy
Cancellations must be submitted in writing five (5) business days prior to the start of the class to receive a refund.  Cancellations can be emailed to both: danel.hogan@schools.pima.gov AND AR@pima.gov.  No refunds will be given for “no shows.”  If courses are cancelled due to low enrollment, refunds will be issued to the individual or the school.

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