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Promising practices for engaging diverse youth and their families in national parks.
Learn how to integrate activities into your lesson plans to create effective and engaging lessons for students.
This competency describes the skills needed by interpreters and archeologists to effectively interpret the archeological resources of the National Parks.
After interpreters and archeologists work together to develop an interpretive product, the product continues to require maintenance. Learn how to develop a useful maintenance plan for your product in this resource!
A NPS education developer coordinates educational program logistics, collaborates with partners, facilitates development of programs, & evaluates programs.
Learn how one individual identified her park challenges, the benefits of working with partners, ways to include them in the planning process, and assessment strategies.
Learn more about students who were tasked with creating a gravity-driven water filtration system that gets dirty water as clean as possible and the results.
Learn how teacher Monique Trauger inspired and encouraged her students to be creative and open in a writing exercise and how can you use this technique!
As a curriculum-based education program specialist in a national park, you have the ability to significantly impact lives; learn how an effective work environment can strengthen your team and increase the impact you make.
Use the Rocky Mountain NP Education Team's handouts to prepare teachers, manage chaperones expectations, and train education staff.
Learn more about the importance of including historical photographs into your lesson plans and interpretive programs.
Students want to be connected to their learning and in control of it. Learn how to make learning real, relevant, and relatable for student visitors.
September 2017 marks the 60th Anniversary of the desegregation of Little Rock Central High School where nine students shaped American history.
Interpreters and educators do not practice in a vacuum; they bring to their work personal experiences, values, and biases. Learn more about cultural competency and bias here!
These training plans cover the requirements for becoming a Public Information Officer, whether you are working at the local, regional or national level.
This page provides links to a variety of resources to help you plan, design and develop site-produced interpretive media products.
Do you have questions about the Park Ranger (Interpretation) Standard Position Description? Find answers here!
This recorded webinar informs affected employees about the implementation of the new Park Ranger (I) Standard Position Descriptions and the potential impact to their own positions.
Educators have a role to play in creating classrooms where students learn to listen respectfully to different opinions and experiences
This resource is invaluable for people who create learning experiences from education programs to formal or informal training for employees or volunteers.
There are phrases that, if we use them more often, will result in others perceiving us in a way that will build bridges and increase trust.
Read the article "Is Motivation What You Think It Is" by Susan Fowler to reconsider the idea of motivation and how people motivate themselves.
This recorded webinar provides supervisors, managers, and human resources specialists the necessary tools to effectively implement the new Park Ranger (I) Standard Position Descriptions.
With your team, apply to participate in a FY20 cohort-based learning experience that aligns park experiences with 21st century visitation trends.
There are many ways to collect data so that we learn from both our mistakes and successes. Learn how data allows us to make informed decisions.