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Facing the Future Third Thursday Webinar Series Nov 2012
Facing the Future Third Thursday Webinar Series Nov 2012
Facing the Future Third Thursday Webinar Series Nov 2012
Facing the Future Third Thursday Webinar Series Nov 2012
Facing the Future Third Thursday Webinar Series Nov 2012
Facing the Future Third Thursday Webinar Series Nov 2012
Facing the Future Third Thursday Webinar Series Nov 2012
Facing the Future Third Thursday Webinar Series Nov 2012
Facing the Future Third Thursday Webinar Series Nov 2012
Facing the Future Third Thursday Webinar Series Nov 2012
Facing the Future Third Thursday Webinar Series Nov 2012
Facing the Future Third Thursday Webinar Series Nov 2012
Facing the Future Third Thursday Webinar Series Nov 2012
Facing the Future Third Thursday Webinar Series Nov 2012
Facing the Future Third Thursday Webinar Series Nov 2012
Facing the Future Third Thursday Webinar Series Nov 2012
Facing the Future Third Thursday Webinar Series Nov 2012
Facing the Future Third Thursday Webinar Series Nov 2012
Facing the Future Third Thursday Webinar Series Nov 2012
Facing the Future Third Thursday Webinar Series Nov 2012
Facing the Future Third Thursday Webinar Series Nov 2012
Facing the Future Third Thursday Webinar Series Nov 2012
Facing the Future Third Thursday Webinar Series Nov 2012
Facing the Future Third Thursday Webinar Series Nov 2012
Facing the Future Third Thursday Webinar Series Nov 2012
Facing the Future Third Thursday Webinar Series Nov 2012
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Facing the Future Third Thursday Webinar Series Nov 2012

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  • 1. Welcome to the Third Thursday Webinar SeriesIntegrating Sustainability, Engaging Students, Supporting Achievement  We will begin at 3:00 PM Pacific time  You can listen to the audio portion using the speakers on your computer or by calling the phone number given to you when you logged in to the web conference  For technical assistance, please call 1-800- 263-6317 Copyright © 2012, Facing the Future
  • 2. Moderator Dave Wilton • Professional Development Manager • dave@facingthefuture.org • 206-264-1503 Copyright © 2012, Facing the Future
  • 3. Speaker Amanda Patrick • Public Affairs Officer • Shawnee National Forest • Trainer for more programs (including FTF) than can be counted  • www.fs.usda.gov/shawnee • apatrick@fs.fed.us Copyright © 2012, Facing the Future
  • 4. Shawnee National Forest • 1 of 155 National Forests • 280,00 acres • Largest single body of publicly owned land in Illinois Copyright © 2012, Facing the Future
  • 5. Using GoToWebinarControl panel at top right of screenType questions in text box at bottom of panel Copyright © 2012, Facing the Future
  • 6. Copyright © 2012, Facing the Future
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  • 8. "When asked if I am pessimistic oroptimistic about the future, my answer isalways the same: If you look at thescience about what is happening onearth and aren’t pessimistic, you don’tunderstand the data. But if you meet thepeople who are working to restore thisearth and the lives of the poor, and youaren’t optimistic, you haven’t got a pulse." Copyright © 2012, Facing the Future ~ Paul Hawken
  • 9. About Facing the Future Seattle-based nonprofit founded in 1995 Interdisciplinary global issues and sustainability curriculum for K-12 Over 1.5 million students reached annually All 50 U.S. states and over 120 countries Professional development www.facingthefuture.org and consulting Copyright © 2012, Facing the Future
  • 10. Sustainable Development is…“meeting the needs ofthe present withoutcomprising the abilityof future generationsto meet their needs”“Our Common Future,” UnitedNations Brundtland Report, 1987 Copyright © 2012, Facing the Future
  • 11. Defining Sustainability Social Well-being SustainableFlourishing Communities StrongEnvironment Economy Copyright © 2012, Facing the Future
  • 12. Non-Formal Educators SupportingClassroom TeachersNAAEE Certification ProgramMaryland 1st with Environmental Literacy Graduation RequirementState Environmental Literacy Plans Copyright © 2012, Facing the Future
  • 13. Navigating Curriculum Copyright © 2012, Facing the Future
  • 14. Responding toClimate ChangeLocal Green TeamCentral Hardwoods Climate Comm.CC Education“Two Hats” by John Hug Copyright © 2012, Facing the Future
  • 15. Climate Change:Connections and Solutions Introduction with 2-week overview Middle and high school units 9 in-class activities 5 student readings Homework assignments and assessments Aligned with U.S. science and social studies standards Free download at www.facingthefuture.org Copyright © 2012, Facing the Future
  • 16. www.facingthefuture.orgWebsite Resources Global Issues Tours Classroom Examples Service Learning Database Curriculum Finder www.facingthefuture.org Copyright © 2012, Facing the Future
  • 17. Lesson Finderwww.facingthefuture.org Copyright © 2012, Facing the Future
  • 18. Classroom Exampleswww.facingthefuture.org Copyright © 2012, Facing the Future
  • 19. Searchable Database ofState Education Standards Copyright © 2012, Facing the Future
  • 20. Review ofCurriculum ResourcesTeacher’s GuidesOver 60 free lessons availableat www.facingthefuture.org Student Textbooks Written for grades 6-12. Preview chapters available onlineCurriculum Units1-2 weeks in length. Mostfree to download online Copyright © 2012, Facing the Future
  • 21. Exploring Global IssuesTextbook & Teachers Guide Global Competence Sustainability as a Lens Readiness for College, Career, and Citizenship Academic Content Critical Thinking Authentic Tasks Available March 2013 Copyright © 2012, Facing the Future
  • 22. Exploring Global IssuesTextbook & Teachers Guide Copyright © 2012, Facing the Future
  • 23. Join Us For the Series January 17, 2013 February 21, 2013 March 21, 2013 April 18, 2013 May 16, 2013 All start at 3 PM Pacific / 6 PM Easternhttps://www1.gotomeeting.com/register/281079336 Copyright © 2012, Facing the Future
  • 24. Staying Connected www.facingthefuture.org www.facebook.com/FacingtheFuture www.twitter.com/facingthefuture dave@facingthefuture.org Copyright © 2012, Facing the Future
  • 25. After the WebinarPlease complete survey, will appear after you exit webinarWebinar will be archived on YouTube: www.youtube.com/user/ FacingtheFutureCurriculum available for purchase & download at www.facingthefuture.org Copyright © 2012, Facing the Future
  • 26. “We must teach our students thatthey can be architects of the future, rather than its victims.” ~ Buckminster Fuller, Architect and Philosopher Copyright © 2012, Facing the Future

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