Educators, including Shelburne Farms staff, from these two very different places are, in fact, partners in place-based research and shared learning.
This semester, students learned about their community through the lens of the UN’s 17 Sustainable Development Goals, part of an ongoing partnership between Shelburne Farms and the Winooski School District.
Champlain Valley Union High School's Field and Forest program is an example of transformative learning in action.
The job of our high schools to prepare students to enter the world has never been more complex. Leaders of one of our longtime partner schools took an ambitious approach to the challenge, sparked by our professional learning programs.
The centuries-old idea of walking two paths with one like mind is a concept that can help inform our work as place-based educators today.
Two activities we often use to help students cultivate knowledge of place, part one of a new series.
Students dig into big questions surrounding sustainability in year-long, school-wide project.
A resource to support you in doing more place-based education. Always a powerful approach to learning, place-based education is also a powerful answer to COVID-19.
Winooski high school students immerse themselves in learning at Shelburne Farms, demonstrating their grasp of the Big Ideas of Sustainability, systems thinking, and the excitement of learning!
Get a glimpse int how Burlington City and Lake Semester engages with sustainability in some of the many meanings of the word.