Sobel and Seydel To Lead Feb. 6 Webinar: Greening the Curriculum

David Sobel , senior faculty member in AUNE’s Department of Education, and Jennifer Seydel,   PhD ’08, school designer for Expeditionary Learning, a nonprofit education reform organization, will lead a webinar on Greening the Curriculum, 4:30 to 5:30 p.m. (CST), Thursday, February 6.

David and Jenny will share ideas and practical strategies for using local community and environmental issues to teach science and social studies content. They will discuss how these issues can be used to improve reading, writing, and math skills.

The event, held in partnership with the University of Wisconsin-Madison Arboretum-Earth Partnership for Schools, is open to anyone.  It is free, but a donation of $10 per person to the UW Arboretum-Earth Partnership is suggested to help cover expenses.

Find out more here. Contact Claire Shaller, [email protected] for more information.

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