Transformational Learning in the Amazon

Field Notes from the Amazon

Think Locally; Explore Globally

December 30, 2016

Last summer the Educator Academy in the Amazon was fortunate to be featured in the Place-based Education edition of Green Teacher.  As we prepare for our 2017 program, we can’t wait to introduce the Amazon to a new group of teachers and help them create deeper global and local connections for themselves and their students.  Think Locally;…

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Project Learning Tree – Creating Connections to the Amazon and Your Classroom!

November 17, 2016

We are so pleased to include Project Learning Tree and their Forests of the World and EE Activity Guide activities as part of our Annual Educator Academy in the Amazon. Here’s an inside look on how our faculty and past participants are using PLT to make connections! AL STENSTRUP – former Director of Education for Project…

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Girl Explorers Rock it in The Amazon!

February 12, 2016

Did you know that this week marked the FIRST EVER celebration of the International Day of Women and Girls in Science?   It’s about time because today, more than ever, the world needs science and science needs women. When we started digging into the statistics of women in science and hearing their stories, we decided to scrutinize our data…

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Miracle Spheres and Paths Come Full Circle: Lessons Learned in the Amazon Rainforest

June 6, 2015

2015 Amazon Workshops Student Field Reporter Project:  We’ve enlisted the help of several students to share their 2015 Amazon experiences with us. Over the coming months we will regularly feature their posts, photos, and reflections – letting them tell their amazing stories of the Amazon and its impact on their lives!   Reporter: Kailani C. (High…

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Ancient but Strong: The Yagua Indians’ Traditional Ways

June 5, 2015

2015 Amazon Workshops Student Field Reporter Project:  We’ve enlisted the help of several students to share their 2015 Amazon experiences with us. Over the coming months we will regularly feature their posts, photos, and reflections – letting them tell their amazing stories of the Amazon and its impact on their lives!   Reporter: Kailani C. (High…

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The Sake of Wonder Research and Peace on the Roof of the Rainforest

June 4, 2015

2015 Amazon Workshops Student Field Reporter Project:  We’ve enlisted the help of several students to share their 2015 Amazon experiences with us. Over the coming months we will regularly feature their posts, photos, and reflections – letting them tell their amazing stories of the Amazon and its impact on their lives!   Reporter: Kailani C. (High…

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Sharing Hands and Building Bridges: A Day of Community Service in an Amazonian Village

May 22, 2015

2015 Student Field Reporter Project:  We’ve enlisted the help of several students to share their 2015 Amazon experiences with us. Over the coming months we will regularly feature their posts, photos, and reflections – letting them tell their amazing stories of the Amazon and it’s impact on their lives!   Reporter: Kailani C. (High School…

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Jungle Walks and Bottled Hope: Rainforest Ways

May 21, 2015

2015 Student Field Reporter Project:  We’ve enlisted the help of several students to share their 2015 Amazon experiences with us. Over the coming months we will regularly feature their posts, photos, and reflections – letting them tell their amazing stories of the Amazon and it’s impact on their lives!   Reporter: Kailani C. (High School…

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In the Land of the Living River: Arrival in Peru

May 19, 2015

2015 Student Field Reporter Project:  We’ve enlisted the help of several students to share their 2015 Amazon experiences with us. Over the coming months we will regularly feature their posts, photos, and reflections – letting them tell their amazing stories of the Amazon and it’s impact on their lives!   Reporter: Kailani C. (High School…

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On Bug Spray, Research Projects, and Weirdly Named Birds

May 15, 2015

2015 Student Field Reporter Project:  We’ve enlisted the help of several students to share their 2015 Amazon experiences with us. Over the coming months we will regularly feature their posts, photos, and reflections – letting them tell their amazing stories of the Amazon and it’s impact on their lives!   Reporter: Kailani C. (High School…

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