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Title:STEAM Through Literacy Series
Dates:November 5, 2016 to November 5, 2016
Cost:$75/per session or $135 for both
 2001 Colorado Blvd
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 (303) 339-6822
Description:STEAM Through Literacy Series Qualistar has partnered with the Denver Public Library, the Denver Art Museum and the Denver Museum of Nature & Science to provide a series training on literacy through art and literacy through science. Each session will be six hours. The common theme for both is the promotion of literacy in the early childhood classroom. This series is relevant to coaches, teachers and directors who work in 3-year-old to 5-year-old classrooms. Session 1: Exploring literacy through creative process and close looking How can artwork unleash your youngest learners’ stories? How can students’ growing writing skills activate the creative process? The Denver Art Museum and the Denver Public Library are teaming up for an interactive workshop to uncover playful strategies and tools for supporting early learners on their journey through language and visual arts. Join us to discover creative ways to engage your students and leave with practical ideas for your classroom. Date: September 24, 2016 Location: Denver Art Museum and Denver Public Library Time: 9:00am to 4:00pm (6 hours); Sign in and breakfast, 8:30am. Lunch provided. Cost: $75.00* Session 2: Science and Literacy Links: How Science skill development can enhance Literacy instruction in the ECE Classroom Our youngest learners are continuously engaged in the inquiry cycle; their questions lead them to more questions, exploration, and, eventual synthesis through our guidance as teachers. Looking for patterns, understanding relationships, and making comparisons are some of the important skills used both in science inquiry and early literacy. Come learn how to use students’ curiosity and questions as a basis for scientific exploration and early literacy skill development. Join the Denver Museum of Nature and Science and the Denver Public Library as we explore techniques for embedding science learning into everyday literacy activities. Date: November 5, 2016 Location: Denver Museum of Nature & Science Time: 9:00am to 4:00pm (6 hours); Sign in and breakfast, 8:30am. Lunch provided. Cost: $75.00* *Participants who sign up for the series get a 15% discount = $135.00 for both trainings. The Colorado Department of Education awards extra credit for early childhood professionals who participate in a series training.
Additional information:For questions or for more information, please email or call 303-339-6800. To register:
TTASC Approved Training? [?]No
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