“The Short Bus” Book Club

Background: The “ecojustice with/in disability studies” affinity group grew out of shared interests at the SEMIS summer institute. The group looks at the intersection and effect of attitudes towards human animals, nonhuman animals, and plants. The premise is that...

Quote Harvest: David Sobel

“Exploration of the natural world begins in early childhood, flourishes in middle childhood, and continues in adolescence as a pleasure and a source of strength for social action.” – David Sobel How do you adapt your place-based education to nourish the...

Quote Harvest: Rachel Carson

“If a child is to keep alive his inborn sense of wonder, he needs the companionship of at least one adult who can share it, rediscovering with him the joy, excitement, and mystery of the world we live in.” – Rachel Carson, environmental activist and author How...

Tools for Teachers Input!

What resources or ideas do you have for our new Tools for Teachers page?  Please use the comments section of the blog to post your best ideas and links around the following topics: High Quality Environmental Content Civic Engagement Processes Content Standards...

Telling Our Story Through History

The focus of the January 30th professional development day will delve deeper into the year-long investigation of historical perspective and the way we can use this narrative to tell the story of place in new and compelling ways.  The History Affinity Group began this...