Thank you for your enthusiasm for this year’s literature! Our gifted presenters have worked hard to prepare a meaningful, fun, and practical experience.
If you have any trouble viewing the recordings or would like more information email Jewel Ratzlaff, Big Read Coordinator, at jratzlaff@poklib.org.


Memoir & Memory-Based Writing (for teachers of grades 9-12)
Recorded on Tuesday, August 4, 2020 (1 hour)

Project Learning Tree Lessons (teachers of any grade K-12)
Recorded Thursday, August 6, 2020 (1 hour)

Links to the Presentation and Resources from Meredith Inkeles and Aileen Basuljevic:

Google Folder https://drive.google.com/drive/folders/1hFzPDHJbQZc7AndmDo5p2VJapcYjBq0X?usp=sharing
Google Site https://sites.google.com/wcsdny.org/nea-big-read-2020/home

Nice You Tube recording of Seeds of Change:  https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=NWFdmOaDTxE

Scientific Observation & Forest Bathing (teachers of grades 4-12)
Recorded on Thursday, August 6, 2020 (1 hour)

Downloads:
Forest Bathing and Observation (For Teachers) – PowerPoint
Forest Bathing and Observation (For Teachers) – PDF
Introduction to Forest Bathing and Scientific Observation Lesson Plan – PDF

Story Behind the Data: The Light in the Lake (teachers of grades 4-8)
Recorded Thursday, August 13, 2020 (2 hours)

Downloads:
Excerpt A Light in the Lake
THE STORY IN THE DATA_ Light in the Lake

Story Behind the Data: Lab Girl (teachers of grades 9-12)
Recorded Thursday, August 13, 2020 (2 hours)

Downloads:
THE STORY IN THE DATA_ Lab Girl
Lab Girl Excerpt Soil