Events

Tending the Roots of Sustainability


The Significance of Experience-based Learning and Our Responsibility to Children and the Earth

2016 Summer Course at The Nature Institute

June 19-25, 2016

The Nature Institute
20 May Hill Road
Ghent, NY, USA

Special summer intensive for holistic sustainability education. Will prepare educators and teacher educators to help students experience, understand, and value nature's wisdom. Practice experience-based methods and develop new capacities to nurture students' connection to nature and their skills in learning directly from nature. Adaptable across many settings, from urban science classes to outdoor programs. Fee is $600 ($550 until 5/1). Scholarships available. With Craig Holdrege and Henrike Holdrege. Guest presentation by biologist George Russell, co-founder of Orion magazine and editor of Children and Nature: Making Connections. 

The Nature Institute is in Ghent, NY, in the beautiful Hudson River Valley, 2.5 hours north of New York City. (Tel: 518-672-0116).

http://www.natureinstitute.org/educ/summer/index.htm#courses