eePRO Feed: Connecting to Nature

20 learning hours
Background is a photo of a forest growing from pillars rising from a body of water. There's a light blue semi-transparent overlay on top of the photo with the white Cornell University logo at the top. Below the logo is white text that reads, "Urban Environmental Education 4-week online course Oct 24–Nov 20, 2022 Sign up: civicecology.org/uee"
Learning

Cornell University invites you to take a 4-week "Urban Environmental Education" online course (October 24–November 20, 2022). Cost: $60. Learning materials include: readings, lectures, real-life examples, and webinars. Hundreds of participants from dozens of countries will exchange their experiences. Join our global community of urban environmental educators!

Date and Time:

Monday, October 24, 2022, 9:00am to Sunday, November 20, 2022, 11:45pm

Registration Deadline:

Tuesday, October 25, 2022, 9:00pm

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Opportunity

The Association for the Study of Literature and Environment seeks proposals for our next biennial conference on July 9–12, 2023 in Portland, Oregon, on the theme of “Reclaiming the Commons.” We seek proposals for scholarly papers and panels, creative work, posters, collaborative work projects, and other forms of scholarly engagement in the field of environmental humanities.

Date and Time:

Sunday, July 9, 2023, 9:00am to Wednesday, July 12, 2023, 8:00pm

Registration Deadline:

Tuesday, January 3, 2023, 11:59pm

Ocean School's Free Online Information Session Poster. Event happens on Zoom on September 27 at 7pm Eastern.
Learning

Ocean School invites you to an online information session on September 27, 2022, at 7 PM Eastern. Discover our newly redesigned website and resource library, featuring over 100 interactive media and 27 new collections! We'll explore curriculum opportunities for grades 5–12.

Date and Time:

Tuesday, September 27, 2022, 7:00pm

Registration Deadline:

Monday, September 26, 2022, 7:00pm

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1 learning hour
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Life Underground: Student Soil Exploration Resources & Activities
Learning

Free Virtual Workshop: With Teachers Megan Zeni & Sarah Regan, dig in on how the study of soil can become a playful, engaging, and cross-curricular inquiry. Join on September 20th 2022 at 4:00 PM Pacific/7:00 PM Eastern.

Date and Time:

Tuesday, September 20, 2022, 7:00pm

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Opportunity

Cincinnati Nature Center is excited to present a free online speaker series this fall, featuring compelling speakers who are changing the conversation about our environment, making an impact in their communities, and thinking about how to make nature more accessible and equitable for all.

Date and Time:

Wednesday, September 28, 2022, 7:00pm to Wednesday, December 7, 2022, 8:00pm

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Opportunity

In this first event of the new school year, WWF activism specialist, Ryan Zlatanova, and young activist, Reid Chapman, will teach students about ways they can take action and demand change for their future. Event will stream live on September 28th at 1 PM Eastern Time.

Date and Time:

Wednesday, September 28, 2022, 1:00pm

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Blog

If we could only listen to the time...the wind, the water...the trees telling us how time is passing, we would all be more grounded, happier and tranquil. Rolland Smith's words remind us nature is a balm, a salve and a necessity for our very being.

A worm's eye view of a sunlit forest
Photo credit: Nejc Košir/Pexels
Resource

Forests are for any subject! Whether you are teaching history, math, music, science, or even physical education, forests can help you meet curriculum objectives and engage students in impactful, place-based learning for all grades!

Resource Category:

Classroom, Activity, Lesson Plan
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Blog

Join us for our return to an in-person gathering in beautiful Tucson or participate online with our virtual program. NAAEE’s 2022 conference will focus on the powerful role education can play in creating healthier communities and tackling today’s complex environmental and social issues. Register today!

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Opportunity

Bundle up and join ERAFANS at Robinson Nature Center for this 6-clock hour Professional Development Institute (pending MSDE approval)!

Date and Time:

Sunday, December 4, 2022, 9:00am

Address:

Robinson Nature Center
6692 Cedar Lane
Columbia, MD 21044
United States
EEO course flyer
EEO course flyer
Learning

The course explores pathways from educational activities to environmental behavior and action. We focus on many fascinating pathways including sense of place, nature connectedness, personal- and collective-efficacy, and identity. And we teach you to develop your own theory of change for influencing others to take environmental actions.

Date and Time:

Monday, September 12, 2022, 9:00am to Sunday, October 9, 2022, 9:00am

Registration Deadline:

Monday, September 12, 2022, 9:00am