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  • Belwin Conservancy: Amphibians & Reptiles of Minnesota

    Minnesota is home to a number of amphibians and reptiles and some of these call the Belwin Conservancy home. Hike this beautiful and diverse area to seek out the reptiles and amphibians that live here. We will discuss their life cycles, explore their habitats, and discover what makes these animals so special. Prepare to hike on trail and off for a good share of the time. Closed toed hiking shoes or rubber boots, long pants, tick protection, and a water bottle are highly recommended. Tour Activity Rating : 4 (Demanding - Extensive walking/stairs/standing) "All Community Education participants are required to follow SPPS COVID guidelines (https://www.spps.org/safelearningplan), and all other communicated health and safety expectations. Failure to do so could result in removal from the class/program."
  • Belwin Conservancy: Take a Walk on the Wild Side - Native Prairie Plants

    Explore the prairie of Belwin Conservancy and immerse yourself in the late summer colors and textures of the restored Oak Savanna at the Creative Center. Our walk will focus on unique characteristics of prairie flowers and grasses as well as cultural and natural history of the prairie landscape. Bring binoculars if you have them. Wearing comfortable hiking footwear, long pants for tick protection and bring water is recommended. Tour Activity Rating : 4 (Demanding - Extensive walking/stairs/standing) "All Community Education participants are required to follow SPPS COVID guidelines (https://www.spps.org/safelearningplan), and all other communicated health and safety expectations. Failure to do so could result in removal from the class/program."
  • CONNECTED: How to Show Up For Your Kids in the Digital Age - On Demand Course

    Help your child take advantage of opportunities online while avoiding risks. Our kids’ digital worlds are expanding quickly – unleashing both incredible benefits and emerging risks. Many schools are handing kids a tablet or laptop without a parenting guide to go with it! You deserve evidence-based resources, not fear-based soundbites, as you navigate screen time challenges. This self-paced online class cuts through conflicting information and delivers the essential parenting strategies for your child’s digital wellbeing. Spark 1 - Connect & Communicate Spark 2 - Rest & Rejuvenate Spark 3 - Focus & Fire Up Best for parents of kids ages 8-16. Three modules or “Sparks” plus three months access after class initiation. On demand courses can be taken at your leisure. You'll receive your link for your class through Spark and Stitch. See your Registration Confirmation email for more information.
  • Conectados, cómo estar presentes para sus hijos en la era digital - Curso en línea - Curso On Demand

    Ayude a su hijo a aprovechar las oportunidades en línea mientras evita riesgos. ¡Muchas escuelas les entregan a los niños una tableta o computadora portátil sin una guía para padres que la acompañe! Mereces recursos basados en evidencia, no fragmentos de sonido basados en el miedo, mientras navegas por los crecientes desafíos del tiempo de pantalla. Esta clase en línea a su propio ritmo elimina la información contradictoria y ofrece las estrategias de crianza esenciales para el bienestar digital de su hijo. A continuación podrán ver lo que está incluido en el curso de Conectados: Cómo estar presentes para tus hijos en la era digital: 3 módulos de aprendizaje o "Sparks". Los participantes reciben un Spark a la semana durante tres semanas. 12 lecciones en video, cada una de 4 a 8 minutos de duración. 12 documentos descargables de apoyo con ejercicios, indicaciones y estrategias prácticas para padres. Acceso para tres meses BONO: Invitación al grupo privado de Facebook del Instituto Spark & Stitch para todos los participantes de la clase en línea para participar en la comunidad de Spark & Stitch y opción de preguntas y respuestas. Público: Para padres de niños de 2 a 10 años. Incluye tres Sparks (módulos de una semana) con acceso por tres meses. Los cursos bajo demanda se pueden tomar en su tiempo libre. Recibirás tu enlace para tu clase a través de Spark and Stitch. Consulte su correo electrónico de confirmación de registro para obtener más información
  • Decir Sí a No: Por qué los Niños Necesitan Límites Cariñosos y Cómo Ponerlos - Curso On Demand

    Deje claros sus límites, evite las luchas de poder y avance con consistencia y cuidado. Establecer límites y evitar las luchas de poder es una parte desafiante de la crianza de los hijos. Aprenda por qué establecer límites claros con sus hijos les ayuda a controlar su propio comportamiento, considerar a los demás y regular sus grandes sentimientos. Esta clase en línea a su propio ritmo lo ayudará a aclarar sus límites, aprender a comunicarlos y adquirir las habilidades que necesita para avanzar con consistencia y cuidado. A continuación podrán ver lo que está incluido en el curso de Decir Sí a No: Por qué los Niños Necesitan Límites Cariñosos y Cómo Ponerlos 3 módulos de aprendizaje o "Sparks". Los participantes reciben un Spark a la semana durante tres semanas. 16 lecciones en video, cada una de 4 a 8 minutos de duración. 13 documentos descargables de apoyo con ejercicios, indicaciones y estrategias prácticas para padres. Acceso para tres meses BONO: Invitación al grupo privado de Facebook del Instituto Spark & Stitch para todos los participantes de la clase en línea para participar en la comunidad de Spark & Stitch y opción de preguntas y respuestas. Público: Abierto a todos pero enfocado a los padres con niños de 3r a 12º grado. Los cursos bajo demanda se pueden tomar en su tiempo libre. Recibirás tu enlace para tu clase a través de Spark and Stitch. Consulte su correo electrónico de confirmación de registro para obtener más información
  • Extended Tour Inquiry 2022

    *Note- When you register for this course you are registering to have a electronic brochure with registration information emailed to you; you are not registering for an actual tour. St. Paul Community Education is pleased to offer a number of extended tours for 2022 in cooperation with Landmark Tours. A local, family-owned tour operator, Landmark’s inclusive packages feature round-trip airfare, quality accommodations in great locations, many enjoyable meal experiences, admission to all itinerary attractions, deluxe motorcoach transportation, and the services of a professional Tour Manager. Upcoming travel opportunities include Savannah, Charleston & Asheville Alaska: Land& Sea Expedition Philadelphia to Williamsburg Highlights of Hawaii National Parks of the Southwest Pacific Northwest Wonders Taste of Italy New York City: The Big Apple Christmas in New York Tournament of Roses Parade Southern California Escape Yellowstone and the Grand Tetons Tulip Time Getaway – Rhine River Cruise Great Capitals of Eastern Canada Majestic Canadian Rockies Best of Norway Autumn in New England Albuquerque Balloon Fiesta Iceland- In Search of the Northern Lights To inquire about these tours and receive detailed tour information, do one of the following: Click the 'Enroll Now' button on this page to register to receive information by mail
  • On-Site Sketching Crash Course

    An on-site sketching class for people who want an intensive! This is suitable for beginning drawers or seasoned artists who want to return to purely observational drawing. Join us at Como Lakeside Pavilion with a sketchbook, pencil, pen or marker, and an eager mind. All Community Education participants are required to follow SPPS COVID guidelines (https://www.spps.org/safelearningplan), and all other communicated health and safety expectations. Failure to do so could result in removal from the class/program
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  • Say Yes To No: Why Kids Need Loving Boundaries and How to Set Them - On Demand Course

    Clarify your limits, avoid power struggles, and follow through with consistency and care. Setting limits and avoiding power struggles is a challenging part of parenting. Learn why setting clear boundaries with your children helps them manage their own behavior, consider others, and work through their big feelings. This self-paced online class will help you clarify your limits, learn how to communicate them, and gain the skills you need to follow through with consistency and care. Spark 1 - Why Your Child Needs Limits Spark 2 - How to Set Them Spark 3 - Troubleshooting Best for parents of kids ages 2-10. Three modules or “Sparks” plus three month access after class initiation. On demand courses can be taken at your leisure. You'll receive your link for your class through Spark and Stitch. See your Registration Confirmation email for more information.
  • Why Do They Act That Way? Proven Strategies to Understand and Stay Connected To Your Teen - On Demand Course

    Your teenager needs you now more than ever, even if they won’t tell you that. Figuring out how to stay connected with your teen isn’t easy, especially as they jump on an emotional rollercoaster or start pulling away. Your teen’s brain is under construction and the more you know about the construction zones the more prepared you are to navigate them. This self-paced online class delivers the latest insight about the adolescent brain along with practical parenting strategies that reduce power struggles and build connection between you and your teen (or soon-to-be-teen) when they need it most. Spark 1 - Why do they act that way? Spark 2 - Loosen but don’t let go - Staying connected to your teen Spark 3 - Setting limits and avoiding power struggles Spark 4 - Managing emotions, stress, and mental health Spark 5 - Independence vs. guidance - What’s the right balance Spark 6 - Raising a teen requires community Best for parents of kids ages 8-18. Six modules or “Sparks” plus six month access after class initiation. On demand courses can be taken at your leisure. You'll receive your link for your class through Spark and Stitch. See your Registration Confirmation email for more information.