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The greatest gifts are the compliments that come from teachers and students who love the program, and the parents who see their kids light up with a new found passion for nature and learning.
Onsite Program Reviews
“The presentation included everything and more I would have liked my students to learn about from just a 60 minute lesson. Our third graders were so excited and interested to learn about wolves and their role in the ecosystem. The presentation included so many hands-on experiences that were suitable for all ages. Many science standards were covered in this presentation as well, which helps my students make meaning of science content we are learning about before and after the presentation.” Angela Steffanson, 3rd grade teacher, Columbia River Gorge El School, Washougal, Wa.
“I already had high expectations, and this interactive and engaging presentation exceeded them! The presentation was tailored perfectly to the ages and needs of our campers, and did so in a way that exuded such a tangible passion for wolves. The campers couldn't stop talking about what they had learned all week!” Molly Mosenthal, Adventure WILD Summer Day Camp Manager Grades 1st - 6th Portland
Camas-Washougal Post-Review newspaper review of a 3rd grade program:
"Putting ‘big bad’ to bed - Columbia River students share lessons on wolves" By Tori Benavente | Dec. 7, 2017
Wow! What an amazing presentation you gave to us. The kids were absolutely engaged and they learned so much. Your
presentation and information were so clear and organized. The kids really understand the important role wolves play in balancing the ecosystem. What a wonderful contribution you are making to the comback of wolves in our beautiful state. I already can't wait until next year! Portland 3rd Grade teacher
“Your presentation was great! Our students learned SO much. Parents were very impressed with all they had learned and they all commented that their child taught them many new things as well. … Thank you for coming to classrooms and sharing your wolf knowledge with everyone – it really has made a difference!” Jessica Ekegren, 2nd grade teacher Springville K-8 Portland
“All the different visuals were great! The chance for kids to stand twice during the presentation to sing and see the life-size wolf was also great! My students have all come back telling me where they hung their posters. They have also been pretending they are wolves in our dramatic play area. For preschool all the information taught was right on with preschool level. Katie Beaver-Campos, Peninsula Educational Preschool, Preschool teacher, Portland
Online Program Reviews
"Thank you for the coolest day of distance learning yet! The kids were so excited, and we could tell that many of them were more engaged and excited than they've been all year. We're so glad we have you to come teach them about wolves!"
Kate Gaudouen, 2nd grade teacher - LeMonde Freanch Immersion Public Charter School, Portland, Oregon
"Every year I learn something new about wolves!! Thank you for this enriching experience for our kids. I love our partnership and appreciate your efforts." - Heidi Kleser, 5th grade teacher - Robert Gray Elementary School,
"What a great presentation! You have helped to create engagement and light the fire in them to be stewards for positive causes. The balance of stories, videos, pictures, information and examples you provide in your presentation and slideshow are great. I love how you and Sheila have teamed up with the presentation. The kids spoke about things from your presentation and cited your presentation multiple times."
Amy Gehrig, 3rd grade teacher East Orient Elementary School, Gresham, Oregon.
"I think it was great! You helped reach another group of future citizens and leaders to forge ahead with science as opposed to myth and fear. Well done!"
Nathan Smith, 5th grade teacher Westside Elementary School, Hood River, Oregon
"Thank you for the wonderful and engaging lessons you presented to my third graders. My students learned so much and were also inspired to help other students at our school better understand wolves and their environment. This year has been such a wonderful learning adventure. Many thanks for inspiring another generation of wildlife stewards!"
Elise Mueller, 3rd grade teacher - Carl Cozier Elementary School, Bellingham, Washington.