Antioch U Offering Course on Sustainability Education

Antioch University Seattle, as part of its Peter Donaldson Workshop Series, is offering a course on Sustainability Education – Community Curriculum / Design Practicum.  The course is an inspirational summer workout on integrating sustainability.  The course allows work on your own projects while integrating community data and primary resources.

The course takes 30 clock hours and is equal to two graduate credits through Antioch University and is intended for teachers in all subjects, high school, middle school, upper elementary (4-12).  Course members will get to learn and apply in your their own way for your their own purposes.  Teams are encouraged!

The first of course begins June 27 and runs through July 1, from 9:00 am through 4:00 pm daily and takes place in West Seattle, at the High Point Neighborhood Center.

This annual summer workout is for bold practitioners ready to re-imagine the relationship between standards-based curriculum, project-based learning and the performance measures of local government. Here is your opportunity to work on refining your own curriculum while integrating primary community resources for a “local living textbook”. Help your students read for information from primary sources, apply inquiry and systems thinking to understand the science and civics of community sustainability goals.

Facilitate your students in conducting research and designing projects that advance these same goals.In addition, this workshop is an excellent introduction to Antioch University’s comprehensive portfolio process for the new OSPI Teacher Endorsement in Environmental and Sustainability Education. Portfolio coaching is available for those choosing the graduate credit option below..

Enrollment is limited to first 20 to register and the course fee is $250, which includes all materials

To Register: Call or email Peter Donaldson, peter@peterdonaldson.net, or by phone at 206-236-8114, to get your name on the list. Registration is confirmed with payment made to: Peter Donaldson, 3635 88th Ave. SE Mercer Is. WA. 98040

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