K-12 Professional Development

Summer 2021 Field Seminars

Grades K - 12

Recreate and Rejuvenate your soul by spending a few beautiful days in the mountains learning with colleagues. Help your students to better understand environmental issues and how to become environmental citizens. This summer, in place of our traditional annual three-day summer course for teachers, we are offering three one-day field seminars in beautiful Rocky Mountain National Park. 

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Mind & Brain Education Mini-Conference

Grades 4 - 12

Saturday, October 2

Join us at the Museum of Nature and Science for a day of "Mind & Brain Education" presented and attended by local K-12 educators and experts with a common interest in applying psychology and neuroscience to their practice as they learn about things like:  

  • How do we learn? 
  • How do we regulate emotion? 
  • What motivates and demotivates learners? 
  • The Science of Belonging & Agency 
  • The Adolescent Brain 

We are bringing together local facilitators who will present some evidence-based strategies that you can walk away and use tomorrow.  Choose between several 90-minute concurrent mini-sessions held in 3 rounds. 

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Archive: 2020-2021 Tools @ Tea Time Program

K-12 TPD

Teachers! Grab your afternoon tea and log in for an end-of-the day boost, with tips and resources from the Museum Teacher Professional Development Team and an opportunity to share strategies with other teachers about remote and hybrid learning.

Archive: Explore Before Explain with Pat Brown (Webinar)

Grades 3 - 8

Original Program Date: Wednesday, April 15, 2020

Take a moment to connect online with other teachers and pick up some new tips to spruce up and deepen your lessons for the end of the year.