Deadline Extended to Monday, October 25
The Sustainable Communities Institute provides educators with the tools and techniques to explore all aspects of Sustainability in the 21st Century –economic, social and environmental – in their classrooms. This workshop will model a variety of interactive teaching and learning strategies to engage diverse students in an examination of issues such as sustainable development, energy, food and water, transport and design – on a local, national and global scale.
Sample topics explored in this institute include:
– An overview of local and global sustainability issues contextualized to your local environment,
– Going Green: ideas for engaging your students in “greening” your classroom, school, and community,
– Interdisciplinary art and media resources, and identification of local sustainability resources and fieldtrip options,
– Water Around the World: exploring how water issues around the world impact communities.
For more information: www.worldsavvy.org