Teachers will learn first-hand about the work of the Forest Preserves and its Dunn Museum through immersive onsite experiences led by history and environmental education staff, along with museum curators, landscape architects, ecologists and more. Each day will include authentic, real-world experiences focused on the local environment and history. This program will support state learning standards for middle and high school curriculum.
This registration is for Day 3 only. To register for the full week click here.
Day 3: Civic Education, Social-Emotional Learning, Schoolyard Habitats
Learn how analysis of a historical figure can foster deeper connections with history, showcase the power of civic education and highlight resilience, empathy and lessons we can apply to our own lives.
For more details visit the Summer 2022 Teacher Institute website.