LONG BEACH, Wash. - The World Kite Museum and the Heritage Institute offer a two-day course for educators, "Kites in Your Classroom: A Tool for Learning," from 8 a.m. to 6 p.m. Thursday and Friday, June 24 and 25.
Since the development of tethered flight 2,500 years ago, the kite has played diverse roles in countries all over the world. Aimed primarily at teachers in grades K-9, this course can also have significance for science and art teachers on the secondary level. Using a combination of lectures, videos and hands-on experiences, participants will develop strategies for using kites to meet learning objectives, plus inspire wonder and encourage curiosity.
For information, call the Heritage Institute at (800) 445-1305 or the World Kite Museum at (360) 642-4020.