Webinar: Navigating Difficult Conversations: Creating an Environment for Social Issue Discussions (Part I)

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Hours for Learning Activity:

1 learning hour

Date and Time:

Thursday, August 6, 2020, 3:00pm to 4:15pm


August 6, 2020, 3-4:15 PM ET

Speaker: Mary Ellen Daneels, National Board Certified Teacher, Civics Instructional Specialist, Illinois Civic Mission Coalition

Student-centered deliberations and discussions are at the core of emerging learning standards that span across the curriculum. In the August 2020 installment of the eeINSPIRE webinar series, presented by NAAEE in partnership with the US Forest Service, learn research-based best practices in creating a safe environment for student participation in addressing the most essential questions facing our communities, in person or at a distance. Walk away with free resources and tools to engage student voice in dialogue across our deepest differences.


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eeINSPIRE: Sparking Innovation in Environmental Education

We are pleased to continue eeINSPIRE, NAAEE's new webinar series presented in partnership with the US Forest Service. This series is designed to bring new ideas and thinking to USFS conservation educators, but is open to all who want to sign up! 


Upcoming eeINSPIRE Webinars

Future topics will include: increasing civic engagement through education and service learning, becoming a natural and effective storyteller, citizen science in education, building a diverse and inclusive field, and more. 

We look forward to seeing you online, and stay tuned for updates on upcoming webinars in the series! 

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Anne Umali