SEMIS Coalition Virtual Community Forum: Student Presentations of Place-Based Learning

    Place-based education (PBE) is an approach to teaching and learning that uses the local environment and community to investigate content and engage students in stewardship and civic action. PBE, at its root, is a humanizing practice that puts youth and...

June 2020 Learning Series Events

SEMIS Coalition Orientation & Place-Based Education 101  During these two events on June 17 & 24 participants included new and returning member teachers, community partners, district leaders and administrators.  At this orientation people were given a sense of our...
The Southeast Michigan Stewardship Coalition Community Forum

The Southeast Michigan Stewardship Coalition Community Forum

What stood out to participants from last year’s forum… “What stands out today for me was learning new things and learning how to listen.” Student participant, Grade 9-12 “The young students from Ann Arbor presenting on the Ann Arbor carbon plume and the...

Community Forum

The annual Community Forum provides students and educators with the opportunity to share their work with SEMIS Coalition members in a professional conference setting with peers and community members sharing methods and project development.  This conference puts...

EcoJustice Book List Review

Have you used these books? Share how! At the Summer Institute, teachers received several books to support EcoJustice literacy and investigating the commons.  These books were chosen for their support of a few different concepts: integrating multiple perspectives into...

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