Registration opens in January for these institutes
Telling Stories: Investigating Community History
June 28 - July 1
Join Flow of History and Vermont author Natalie Kinsey-Warnock for four days of historical investigations that culminate in a day of storytelling. The institute will follow a C3 Inquiry Framework with workshops on developing historical questions, making thinking visible, investigating primary sources, and sharing new understandings through story. The week will culminate in a Moth Storytelling event.
with support from the Windham Foundation
Watershed Forensics: Using Place to Teach Social Studies and Science
July 6 - 8, 2016 with follow-ups in the fall
We will investigate the natural and cultural environment of the Mill Brook watershed in Windsor, VT, using scholar presentations and sources such as architecture, bridges, maps, photographs and the river itself. We will learn how rivers behave, how to collect river flow data and analyze it, and how rivers respond in large weather events. The institute will include workshops on tying curriculum to community service and citizen science projects so students are empowered to take action.
with support from the High Meadows Fund and in partnership with Valley Quest