K-12 Education offers a variety of free webinars each month open to all educators. All our fun and interactive webinars provide background content, highlight new and relevant educational resources, and allow discussion for successful implementation of such information and activities. Each webinar is roughly 50 minutes with 10 minutes allocated for questions. You can access all archived webinars through our YouTube channel. You can also receive letters of completion or Continuing Education Units.
To register, click on the month you would like to attend.
September – Creatively Build Observation Skills
What do art and science have in common? Observation! Discover fun, hands-on activities that build observation skills through art.
October – Feeding Our Feathered Friends
Discover teacher-tested, hands on materials that will inspire your K-5 students to connect to nature and learn science content through feeder birds.
November – Cooped Up Kids? Students Explore STEM Indoors & Out
Discover free age-appropriate “Cooped Up Kids” activities that connect K-8 kids to the outdoors and exciting science content whether in school, remote, or blended.
December – Science & Literacy with Children’s Books
Learn how to easily meet ELA Common Core Standards through scientific inquiry and literacy with this free webinar. K-12 Education has created free early education activity guides that bridge the gap between ELA Standards and science literacy.
January – Great Backyard Bird Count
Discover the excitement of participating in the Great Backyard Bird Count (GBBC). If you’re interested in getting your kids participating in bird watching and citizen science, the GBBC is a great place to start.
February – Inquiry Across the Ages: A Panel Discussion
Hear from K-12 teachers who have successfully inspired student-driven investigations with citizen science through Investigating Evidence.
March – Inspiring Curiosity with Wildlife Cams
From cams hosted in public spaces like aquariums and zoos, to wild places such as the Serengeti and arctic circle, this interactive webinar will explore how K-12 teachers can use live-streaming wildlife cams to effectively develop student science practices.
April – Exploring Equity: A Conversation about DEIJ in K-12 Classrooms
This webinar will be different from our usual format, focussing on reading and discussing articles to help us build our understanding of how to support a more equitable future. Topics may include creating inclusive environments across gender, racial, and socio-economic intersections.
May – Choose Your Own Adventure: An “eBird Explorers” Expedition
Discover our latest curricula suite, eBird Explorers. These four, grade-banded curricula provide educators with fun, hands-on lessons that connect kids to nature through the world of birds.
June – Apps for Outdoor Exploration
Bring technology in the classroom while engaging students in outdoor observation with Cornell Lab’s free apps! Plus, discover how you can help kids become citizen scientists.