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.
Explore a brand new outdoor classroom at Oak Hill Children’s Center with PLT on September 29. Students from Southwest Vermont Career Development Center constructed a beautiful outdoor classroom at Oak Hil for outdoor learning in all weather. This project was completed by Forestry students through cutting trees, milling lumber, and planning the design of this… [read more]