I'm looking forward to setting off for Austin, Texas on Sunday for a week of SXSWedu talks, meetings, and conversation....not to mention the predicted 75-degree temps! I'll be giving one of the Future 20 talks at 11:30 on Thursday, March 9th about Ecology as a Model for Teaching. Here's the presentation description: Grounded in a pedagogy … Continue reading Ecology and Teaching at SXSW!!
Last Tuesday, I gave a presentation about Climate Run: Iceland at Sterling College. In many ways it seems like a long time since I finished my trans-Icelandic run in June 2015 -- but sharing the story of my passion for running, training, and sharing ideas about embracing vulnerability as a way to build climate resilience … Continue reading Telling stories
I love it when synergy happens. And in my world, it seems to happen all the time. Like this, for example -- I've proposed a workshop for the SXSWedu Conference and Festival next March that integrates my love of teaching, ecology, design, systems, and of course running! The talk will "outline the essential methods and tools … Continue reading Ecology as a Model for Teaching
I've had a couple of terrific experiences with students over the past few weeks-- from teaching a two-week intensive class titled Resilience, Complexity, and Flow at Sterling College--to meeting with hundreds of students at Cannon School in Concord, NC last week. Each of these gave me a chance to have some powerful and important conversations about what it means … Continue reading Always learning: lessons from students
Den längsta resan är resan inåt. -Dag Hammarskjöld I talked about Climate Run: Iceland this morning with about thirty middle school students at the Albany Community School here in Vermont. Among the questions they asked during and after my slideshow was "what was your favorite part?" I … Continue reading What’s Next…?
Over the past couple of months, I have been giving Climate Run: Iceland presentations around Vermont and the eastern U.S -- from talks at Burlington, Vermont's The Outdoor Gear Exchange, Mount Mansfield Nordic Ski Club, to a standing-room-only audience at The Catamount Trail Association, and to a packed auditorium at the Hathaway Brown School in Cleveland, Ohio. It's always exciting to … Continue reading Resonance
I'm super stoked to kick off the Climate Run: Iceland tour with a show at the Outdoor Gear Exchange in Burlington, Vermont on Thursday, Sept. 24th at 8:00 pm. If you are interested in hosting a presentation where you are, please get in touch! More info about Climate Run presentations.