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Teachers for Transition

A group focused on K-12 education. Share your ideas about ways to bring the head, heart and hands of children together to make the transition to life beyond oil.

Group Type: K-12 Grade Schools
Members: 5
Latest Activity: Feb 9, 2011

TEACHERS FOR TRANSITION PORTFOLIO

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INTRODUCTION TO TEACHERS FOR TRANSITION
  • Official TEACHERS FOR TRANSITION Website
  • Contact for further information
  • Mission Statement
  • Blogs
  • Links to TEACHERS FOR TRANSITION officers and initiators
  • Links to TEACHERS FOR TRANSITION events
  • Geographical Location

PRIMARY AREAS OF INTEREST AT TEACHERS FOR TRANSITION
  • Curriculum Building?
  • Resource Sharing?
  • Community Building?
  • Neighbor Networking?
  • Building & Supporting Local Economies & Local Curency?
  • Barter/Trade Networks?
  • Local Food Production?
  • Reduced Energy Use?
  • Weaning Off Fossil Fuel Dependence?
  • Other?

TEACHERS FOR TRANSITION RELATIONSHIP TO TRANSITION MOVEMENT
  • Supports the Transition Movement in several ways...
  • Seeks to deepen the relationship by...

TEACHERS FOR TRANSITION ON THE INTERNET
  • Newcomers to Transition
  • Facebook?
  • Twitter?
  • Meetup?
  • Yahoo or Google Group mail lists?
  • Youtube videos?
  • Flickr?
  • Linkedin?
  • Wikipedia?
  • Google searches?
  • Independent groups related to TEACHERS FOR TRANSITION.
  • More pertinent resources, partners, opportunities to engage.

TEACHERS FOR TRANSITION CHALLENGES AND FUTURE DIRECTIONS
  • Current Needs involving Transition Social Network
  • Current Offers to the Transition Social Network

Discussion Forum

Freire and Transition

Started by Catherine Colby. Last reply by Rob Hasse Sep 19, 2010. 1 Reply

The words of Paulo Freire never cease to inspire me. Do you think the following quote connects with Transition and education? If so, how? "Education either functions as an instrument which is used to…Continue

What should we be teaching?

Started by Catherine Colby Sep 18, 2010. 0 Replies

What does the ideal school look like? Should we be focusing so much on reading and math? Should there be more of a focus on environmental science? Should we be teaching more skills and…Continue

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Comment by Catherine Colby on September 18, 2010 at 7:05pm
Check out Michelle Obama's Whitehouse garden!!! It's AMAZING!!!

http://www.csmonitor.com/The-Culture/Gardening/2010/0113/Michelle-O...
Comment by Les Squires -- Webmaster on September 18, 2010 at 6:47pm
Welcome Catherine. Welcome Teachers for Transition. Great to see you both here. Let's start building a community of teachers, focusing on curricula suitable for K-12 classrooms, sharing resources among educators. Perhaps this group could get a start-up boost by citing some of the Michelle Obama Whitehouse ventures with grade school children...
 

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