Binkie van Es, birding expert who will be conducting the free teachers birding workshops in collaboration with Environmental Protection in the Caribbean (EPIC).
St. Maarten News—On Wednesday 5 July & Thursday 6 July, Binkie van Es, in collaboration with Environmental Protection in the Caribbean (EPIC), is holding the second free Birding Teachers Workshop for anyone interested in improving their knowledge about birding, teaching techniques or incorporating more outdoor activities in their lesson plans.
The workshop is part of the international Birdsleuth Program, established by the Cornell Lab of Ornithology. The accredited program is an inquiry-based science curriculum that engages children in scientific study and real data collection. “BirdSleuth programs encourage kids to answer their own questions about nature using the scientific process. Its lessons create opportunities for students to spend more time outdoors, connecting with nature by focusing on the fascinating sights, sounds and behaviors of birds,” a press release from EPIC said.
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