Browsing All posts tagged under »Land Ethic«

Learning & Land Ethic: Leopold Education Project at U-M Dearborn

November 11, 2017

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I met Dr. Gail Luera, Associate Professor of Science Education at UM-Dearborn, at the 2017 Building a Land Ethic Conference in Baraboo, WI, a bi-annual event hosted by the Aldo Leopold Foundation. Realizing we both lived in SE Michigan, we exchanged email addresses and resolved to stay in touch. After the conference I contacted Gail […]

Walking with Aldo at Maple River; A New Climate Change Book for ELA Teachers

October 21, 2017

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Yesterday I attended the Michigan Council of Teachers of English conference in Lansing. After the conference, I drove up to see my sister in Alma, but on my way, I stopped at the Maple River wetland for a short hike and a sit on the wildlife viewing platform. My mind turned to Aldo Leopold, my […]

Weaving Together Writer’s Workshop, Reader’s Workshop, and Land Ethic in ELA9

July 10, 2017

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10 July 2017 I am really excited about the new school year now. I’ve recently returned from Baraboo, Wisconsin, where I attended the second Building A Land Ethic Conference hosted by the Aldo Leopold Foundation, and I’ve been thinking about how to incorporate the idea of Land Ethic in the ELA9 course. Now that I’ve […]

All-School Interdisciplinary Unit: Why Land Ethic?

January 3, 2016

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Having worked at camps and known the intense learning, growth, creativity, and relationships that are cultivated there, I have always wanted my classroom to be as much like Camp as possible.