Category Archives: Education

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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North Country Camps – Summer Job Opportunities for Aspiring Educators

My name is Barry Needleman.  I’m the Chair of the Board of Directors of the North Country Camps Foundation.  We operate the North Country Camps (NCC) (Camp Lincoln for boys and Camp Whippoorwill for girls) in the Adirondack Mountains.  This past summer we celebrated our 100th season. We’re seeking staff members for the 2020 season who […]

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Jobs at Shelburne Farms and upcoming events

About • Our Work • Calendar • Support • Blog • Visit • Stay & Dine • Gather • Farm Store We’re unveiling our 2020 Leap Day Cheddar! This special, four-year-aged cheese was made Leap Day of 2016 and will be released at our Welcome Center & Farm Store on Leap Day 2020, Saturday, February 29. Cheese Sales Manager Tom Perry will be on hand to cut fresh pieces off the block […]

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AASHE’s 2019 Sustainable Campus Index

I’m excited to share that AASHE has released the 2019 Sustainable Campus Index (SCI), a publication that recognizes top-performing colleges and universities in 17 sustainability impact areas and overall by institution type, as measured by the Sustainability Tracking, Assessment & Rating System (STARS). The report also highlights innovative and high-impact initiatives from institutions that submitted STARS reports […]

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