The NEXT Institute is an intensive day of inspired learning, collaboration and networking, focused on DEI: Diversity, Equity, and Inclusion and the Core Design Principles that drive our work with educators. The NEXT Institute experience provides educators with new knowledge and skills to support development of classroom and school program practice and culture. We focus particularly on taking an experiential, community based approach in our DEI related support for schools.
Teach for community connection and social justice through experiential learning. Use the community as the classroom. Bring your vision, program, and project ideas to CWI’s 2021Institute, our acclaimed online learning and design labs. The Institute is perfect for educators looking to deepen and extend their work with Project Based Learning, Place Based Service-Learning, Sustainability, and Diversity, Equity, and Inclusion.
From Classroom to Community, Moving Toward Social Justice
The NEXT Institute is an intensive day of inspired learning, collaboration and networking, focused on Diversity, Equity, and Inclusion and the core principles that drive our work with educators. The NEXT experience provides educators with new knowledge and skills to support development of classroom and school program practice and culture.
Design Compelling Virtual and Hybrid Instructional Content and Projects
Teach for Human Connection and Social Justice Through Experiential Learning.
Bring your vision, program and project ideas to CWI’s 2021 Virtual WINTER Institute, our acclaimed learning and design lab for Place Based Service-Learning and Sustainability. Institute workshops include inspiring learning from our Institute faculty that will support your teaching and programs, whether virtual or hybrid.
CWI's acclaimed Institutes are a unique opportunity for deep learning, collaboration, and networking in a design lab atmosphere, with like minded K-16 and community based educators from across the U.S. Develop high impact virtual and hybrid curriculum and programs that engage students, using the community as the classroom.
Children who have developed meaningful relationships with the natural world at a young age often carry those experiences into adulthood. They display interest, respect and concern for the protection of nature, wildlife and landscapes This feature story describes the inherent value of nature education now and into the future, creating our new narrative, and collaborating with parents and teachers.