We took the world apart—so we could understand it, so we could explain it, and so we could teach it—but we never made it whole again. I believe that education for sustainability offers a remedy to the disconnected, disjointed state of teaching and learning.
When educators gather, something amazing happens that equals more than the sum of its parts. Some say it is when 2+2 = 5, but I like to think about when 2+2= Magic!
That’s what happened October 2nd at the Coach Barn at Shelburne Farms.
In education, differentiation is a promising practice to support student learning, build on prior knowledge and experiences, and connect students to each other and their environment. It is equally important when offering professional instruction to adults.
When did it become so difficult for young children to play and learn outdoors? And how can we get them back out there? Here's a preview to the upcoming conference we're hosting on Nature-Based Early Childhood Education.
“…Inspirational, reflective, and restorative summer professional work is so essential to nurturing the whole teacher. “ Find out how Shelburne Farms serves that role for many educators practicing Education for Sustainability.