WHO: More than 200 elementary-school and pre-school students, along with their teachers, from throughout Greater San Antonio.
WHAT: Beginning of fall community-based instruction (CBI) sessions at Morgan’s Wonderland in which students learn lessons created in collaboration between the Texas Education Agency (TEA) and Region 20, Education Service Center special-education staff. Texas Essential Knowledge and Skills (TEKS)-based lesson plans in science, mathematics and other subjects will be taught in four 25-minute rotations throughout the park, which becomes an extension of the classroom.
WHEN: 9:45 a.m. Tuesday, Oct. 15, 2019.
WHERE: Morgan’s Wonderland, 5223 David Edwards Drive (at the intersection of Wurzbach Parkway and Thousand Oaks Drive, a half-mile west of IH 35 in Northeast San Antonio).
WHY: To offer interactive learning outside the classroom in a colorful, inclusive outdoor setting.
ETC.: Other fall CBI sessions have been scheduled for Oct. 21, 22, 28 and 29. More than 5,000 students will have an opportunity to participate and learn.
Morgan’s Wonderland, which is completely wheelchair-accessible, features more than 25 elements and attractions including rides, playgrounds and gardens. For more information, visit www.MorgansWonderland.com. The non-profit theme park and other endeavors to help those with special needs such as ultra-accessible™ Morgan’s Inspiration Island splash park, Morgan’s Wonderland Camp and Morgan’s Wonderland Sports were created through the vision and leadership of The Gordon Hartman Family Foundation.