You can now sign-up for FREE Fall Outdoor Learning Virtual Workshops! At 60 mins in length, they come jam-packed with ideas, inspiration & resources from some of the top outdoor learning organizations, educators, and experts in North America. Included in your registration is a certificate of attendance, discounts on outdoor learning resources & equipment, and plenty of prizes!
It is with great pleasure and excitement that we share the “final” iteration of the 2022-2025 Affiliate Network Work Plan. This plan is a result of several years of work culminating in a facilitated process to create strategies and tactics to help us reach the Network Goals established last year. This post contains a copy of the work plan, the launch webinar recording, and copies of the slides from the webinar for Affiliates to use.
Talking Imaginative Ecological Education (IEE): A Panel of Imaginative Eco-Educators Share Their Experiences Engaging in Imaginative Outdoor Learning
Wednesday, November 17 – 4pm Pacific / 7pm Eastern
With Dr. Gillian Judson and a panel of 8 educators
This three-day experience is full of powerful and engaging keynote speakers, meaningful discussion about the intersection of social justice and climate change, and collaborative conservations between a national network of climate change education leaders. Leave feeling reinvigorated for the new school year and prepared to educate your students to be global citizens.
Date and Time:
Wednesday, July 28, 2021, 12:00am to Friday, July 30, 2021, 11:59pm
National Environmental Education Week is approaching next week, April 19–23! Join us on Twitter, where we will be hosting a live twitter chat on Tuesday, April 20th as well as a hashtag campaign for environmental education opportunities.
Date and Time:
Monday, April 19, 2021, 8:00am to Friday, April 23, 2021, 6:00pm
Calling all Environmental and Sustainability Education researchers, faculty, students and scholars! Don’t miss the EECOM Research Symposium happening April 21st as part of the online EECOM 21 Conference! REGISTRATION IS STILL OPEN! Register today: https://ecoschools.ca/eecom
Nature-based education has been gradually gaining a foothold throughout the world, especially with early childhood programs that expose toddlers and preschoolers to the wonders of the great outdoors.
In Pakistan EYLAR is the only institute providing Nature-Based Teachers' Training Courses.
The course include online study plan along with 3 months practise with children in school or daycare. Making of your portfolio and a project specific.
Its a 6 months course.
Not all scientists wear white lab coats. From space to the ocean, scientists’ work – and even their lives – can depend on what they wear whether it’s a spacesuit, polar parka, waterproof waders, hard hat, lab gloves, swim fins or camouflage. In her new STEM book Scientists Get Dressed (September 2019, Persnickety Press/WunderMill Books), Deborah Lee Rose explores how scientists suit up, gown up, gear up and dress up in costume to make new scientific discoveries, save lives and save our planet. 2019 winner of the national DeBary Award for Outstanding Science Books for Children from the American Phytopathological Society.
World Oceans Day is a global day of ocean celebration and collaboration for a better future. This site serves as a central coordinating platform for World Oceans Day, with free resources (https://www.worldoceansday.org/resources) and ideas for everyone – no matter where you live – to help expand the reach and impact of World Oceans Day on 8 June and year-round.
Two weeks left to submit your proposal for a session at NAAEE’s Annual Conference Oct 16-19 in Lexington, KY. This year’s theme: “Educating for a Just and Sustainable Future” will attract hundreds of fellow environmental educators who focus on Climate Change Education. So, you’ll have loads of opportunities to share your work, successes and frustrations with colleagues and learn from their experiences.
Have you heard of Nature Playdates? Learn about this alternative childhood nature program in this month's Natural Start Alliance News. The newsletter features include the Member Spotlight: Nature Nuts, a year-round Forest School for young children; a survey about professional development and preservice teacher education; new members; and professional development and job opportunities!
The Specialized Certificate in Sustainability and Behavior Change provides unique and advanced educational training in conservation psychology, and behavior change strategies and community engagement tools that are designed to produce results. Understand the linkages between sustainability and human behavior and increase the effectiveness of sustainability programs and projects.
University of California San Diego Extension (UC San Diego Extension) has launched a new online Certificate in Sustainability and Behavior Change. This Certificate program includes unique and advanced training in conservation psychology, behavior change strategies for sustainability, community engagement, and a capstone project and is designed to help practitioners build successful programs and projects that activate awareness and behavior change.
I have developed a sagebrush ecosystem curriculum and poster in collaboration with the U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service and many other partners. We recorded a training webinar on March 9th, 2016 which will be available on the website below soon.