MSMS teachers Sylvia Fagin and Don Taylor; UES teachers Melissa Pierce, Susan Koch and Emily Wrigley
The team from Montpelier poses for a group photo at Shelburne Farms. We spent the week working to develop projects which would provide opportunities for students to incorporate, place, community and sustainability into their schemas.
I am spending this week at an institute at Shelburne Farms called Community Works Institute-East(click on link for more information).CWI's Missionis to support educators in creating curriculum with place as the context, service-learning as the strategy, and sustainability as the goal.We are exploring the ECO(Educating Children Outdoors) program at Union School, and focusing on sustainability as a lens for viewing the world.
Mrs. Wrigley and I cannot wait to share our learning with all of you!