Category Archives: Education

Shelburne Farms news: Winter Wildlife Detectives, a Warm Recipe for Cold Weather & Professional Learning for Educators

About • Our Work • Calendar • Support • Blog • Visit • Stay & Dine • Gather • Farm Store What does sugaring in a changing climate look like? For us, right now, it looks like… just sugaring. But that’s not to say all is healthy in the woods. The Vermont sugaring season is shifting, and our Farm woodlands are changing. Here’s how we’re responding. Burlington City & Lake Semester Wins […]

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Find your community and your compass with Shelburne Farms’ professional development series

Greetings from Shelburne Farms’ Professional Learning Team! We hope that this email finds you safe and well.  Despite all its countless disruptions, this past year has truly elevated the issues you care about – equity, climate justice, health, and food systems, and spotlighted the essential role of the educator, as you’ve supported learners, families and communities […]

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Change Curricula for Education for Sustainable Development

Webinar Discussion: Changing Curricula to Educate for Sustainable Development Thursday, February 11th at 8:00 am Eastern Time This event will be a sharing of successful precedents, key resources and a facilitated discussion about how to shift curricula to include education for sustainable development.  Participants will predominantly be from higher education but anyone interested in how […]

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Vermont Education and Environment Network – November Newsletter

November Newsletter The Vermont Education & Environment Network has a lot to be grateful for during this season of gratitude! We appreciate the dedicated and passionate Vermont educators who remain committed to supporting learners through the challenges and stresses of this pandemic. The ways in which educators have pivoted toward safer outdoor teaching and learning […]

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Upcoming Webinar: Teaching Outdoors In Winter – Nov. 19

 Upcoming Webinar! Teaching Outdoors in Winter WHEN: Thursday November 19, 2020 4-5pmWHERE: Zoom Webinar (registration required)  Register today! Many schools have pivoted to outdoor learning as a safe alternative to being indoors- but colder temperatures don’t have to mean classes should head back inside! Hear from seasoned educators from forest preschools and outdoor learning centers as they discuss […]

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Tech for Teachers: Upcoming Webinar on 10/27

Upcoming Webinar: Technology for TeachersTech tips, tricks & tools for classroom and outdoor educators! WHEN: Tuesday October 27, 2020 from 4-5pmWHERE: Zoom Webinar (registration required)  Register today! Whether you’re using apps with your students, creating video content, leveraging virtual platforms, exploring online resources or all of the above!We’ve got tips and tricks to take your virtual teaching to […]

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News from Shelburne Farms: Outdoor Learning Spaces, Farm Walks in Vermont, and a Beet Recipe

Our walking trails have remained open through 2020, and it has been inspiring to welcome so many new and returning visitors on the Farm to stretch their legs, settle their minds, and safely connect with one another. Dig In Vermont has collected a list of farms open to walkers all over the state: visit Farm Walk Across Vermont […]

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Taking Teaching Outdoors Webinar – 9/15

Vermont Education & Environment Network Upcoming Webinar Taking Teaching Outdoors: WHEN: September 15th, 2020 from 4-5pm WHERE: Zoom Webinar (registration required)  Register today! More than ever, formal and non-formal educators are finding themselves teaching in outdoor spaces to ensure safety of their students amid the COVID-19 pandemic. Teaching outside is an opportunity to use place – the woods, […]

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🍂 Approaching Fall Together 🍂 Watershed Alliance Fall 2020 programs

Approaching Fall Together As we reimagine our classrooms for the fall, “back to school” has a different feel this year. While many things are still unknown – one this is certain, we are here for you! We have spent the summer gathering feedback and re-designing our programs to meet the needs of you and your students […]

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Shelburne Farms: Be recharged. Be inspired. For you, your students, and the planet

Give yourself the gift of learning and inspiration by joining us for a short course, a summer institute, or a year-long experience this year! Shape your curriculum for a healthy and just future. Cultivate a sense of joy, wonder, and hope in you and your students. Inspire action in your own classroom and community. Reach […]

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