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Join the Natural Start Alliance and Alison Cohen, a certified mindfulness instructor, for a one-hour workshop focused on educator wellbeing. Participate in a guided meditation and learn new tactics for practicing mindfulness. March 16 at 6 pm ET, live only.

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First Roots Infant Toddler Center in Hinesburg Vermont is a newly expanded center under the umbrella of Annette's Preschool, a 5 STAR nature based early education center. We seek two infant toddler teachers to work with 6-18mos olds in a mixed age classroom, adjacent to 3 acres of green space/nature trails. Our leadership model provides full time PD coaches to support teachers' "growing edge" as teachers and people! Competitive salary, benefits, moving allowance, interim housing & more in VT!

Deadline to Apply:

Friday, February 26, 2021, 5:00pm

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Hinesburg, VT
United States
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Recently published Policy Analysis for California Education (PACE) Report written by Nicole Ardoin and Alison Bowers on why EE is more than a "luxury" during COVID-19 and beyond.

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Article/Report
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The Cumberland River Compact in Nashville, Tennessee has launched a webpage with science lesson plans designed specifically for virtual and hybrid learning. Each lesson includes content that can be presented in asynchronous and synchronous learning time. Lessons span K-12 science and environmental education concepts.

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Classroom, Activity, Lesson Plan
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6 learning hours
Learning

The world has turned inside out for many nonprofits and community-based organizations. This course is designed to help organizational leaders use scenario planning to navigate uncertain times. Sessions are scheduled with a week off in between to give you ample time to apply what you’re learning to your organization and come prepared to explore and deepen your insights. Three live, two-hour video conference sessions. Mondays, Oct. 19, Nov. 2 and Nov. 16 — 11 a.m.-1 p.m. PT/2-4 p.m. ET.

Date and Time:

Monday, January 25, 2021, 2:00pm to Monday, February 22, 2021, 4:00pm

One Tree Planted
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One Tree Planted's FREE grade school program designed for K-8 helps teachers and parents discuss environmental education with fun and engaging lessons, modules, videos and activities. Let's get the next generation of environmental stewards excited about how they can make a big difference through small actions!

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Classroom, Activity, Lesson Plan
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This one-pager recommends practices for environmental educators who provide professional development for K-12 teachers based on a survey conducted by the Wisconsin K-12 Energy Education Program (KEEP) of their workshop participants. The trends uncovered from this survey in early 2020 are even more relevant during the current challenges associated with distance learning.

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Produced in partnership by the North American Association for Environmental Education (NAAEE) and the National Wildlife Federation (NWF), this guide covers the how and why of advocating for outdoor learning spaces during the fall of 2020 and throughout 2021.

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NAAEE Publication
One Tree Planted
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One Tree Planted's T.R.E.E.S. School Program brings environmental education into grade school, high school and university classrooms and campuses with FREE lessons plans, activities and resources for teachers and students.

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Activity, Lesson Plan
One Tree Planted
Learning

One Tree Planted is offering a special free 30 minute one-on-one webinar about engaging students with the environment over Zoom! We will answer all your questions and get you set up to incorporate environmental action virtually for success.

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Learning

What does research say about promising approaches to online EE programs? Our team shares results from a systematic literature review conducted to identify what approaches appear to work best for virtual EE field trips and activities. Learn about evidence-based design principles that can be integrated into your fall programs.

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Thursday, September 10, 2020, 3:00pm to 4:00pm

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Moderator Endorsed: K-12 EE

This report, published by the Lawrence Hall of Science of the University of California, Berkeley, outlines how the environmental education field will be affected by the COVID-19 crisis.

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Publication, Article/Report
Opportunity

Submissions Due July 1, 2020: Calling all students, teachers, mariners, engineers, water enthusiasts, and artists! Are you looking for an engaging, virtual, hands-on challenge to do at home that also helps the environment? Repurpose materials, build a boat, and compete in New England Science & Sailing’s Recycle Regatta! We have partnered with our friends at Educational Passages to host this completely virtual event. Participating mariners will need to master buoyancy, construction, and physics to race their boat to victory! Are you ready to take on the challenge?

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Friday, May 1, 2020, 12:00pm to Wednesday, July 1, 2020, 12:00pm