A Forest for Every Classroom (FFEC,) is an award-winning professional development program for K-12 teachers of all disciplines, offering stimulating, thought-provoking experiences designed to refresh your mind and passion for teaching! Across habitats and through the seasons, educators learn how to “read”–and teach–in the landscapes of Vermont from some of the best education and natural resource professionals in the state. They explore how using place-based learning and education for sustainability make the Common Core State Standards and Next Generation Science Standards both more practical and meaningful.
Upcoming no-cost early childhood provider workshop! Investigate some evergreens and learn some fun wintertime outdoor environmental education activities. Explore strategies for engaging in fun, safe, winter based outdoor activities directly applicable to the space you have available at your center or home. Learn more about exploring the winter world, and trees in winter through a… [read more]
When: Wednesday Oct. 28th 8:30 – 3pm Where: NorthWoods Stewardship Center, East Charleston, VT Cost: $75 , lunch and curriculum materials included Bring: Small backpack, outdoor footwear/clothes, raincoat/layers, water bottle. Register: Sign up by Oct. 23rd Contact: Maria Young (802) 723 – 6551 ext. 303 In collaboration with: Project Learning Tree, and Green Teacher Participate… [read more]
Would you like to learn some new, fun outdoor and indoor activities to share with children? Request a Project Learning Tree workshop in your community. Workshops vary in length from two to fifteen hours and cover a wide range of topics. All curriculum materials are aligned to the new Common Core and Next Generation Science… [read more]