California State Parks PORTS Project
San Juan Unified School District Teaching & Technology Symposium 2014 featuring the California State Parks PORTS Project with Heather Holm.
Looking to tie your common core curriculum to real world applications? Through free interactive videoconferencing the California State Parks PORTS Distance Learning program connects students in their classroom to a live presenter for engaging, thought-provoking studies of California’s rich natural and cultural history. Learn how the PORTS Distance Learning program supports the Common Core Standards in a fun and meaningful way for your students.
Heather Holm, a Regional Interpretive Specialist, has 12 years of experience in museum education and public history, having worked in various non-profit museums, archives, and California State Parks. Heather serves as the program coordinator in Northern California for the California State Parks’ Parks Online Resources for Teachers and Students (PORTS) Distance Learning Program.
00:37 Overview of PORTS
05:33 Program Locations
14:35 Hearst Castle Connection