Education for Sustainability
Engage your students online and outdoors while they learn fundamental environmental literacy and stewardship skills.
Originally published by the Burlington City and Lake Semester on June 6, 2021. Shelburne Farms is a lead community partner with the Burlington City & Lake project.
This blog was adapted from an article originally published in the Vermont Standard, April 8, 2021 for Sustainable Woodstock. Used with permission. Joan Haley is Director of Partnership Education Programs for Shelburne Farms with the National Park Service. She had help writing this article from Mateo Bango (16), Pete Wilson (22) and Carmen Bango (23).
Ever wondered how sustainability goes beyond reduce, reuse, recycle? Educators from Shelburne Farms & the University of Vermont Tarrant Institute will unpack how education for sustainability encompasses multiple areas around place-based education, environmental studies, and natural resource monitoring. How can you build education for sustainability into your practice as an educator? And what do you need to know to make it student-centered, meaningful, and engaging?