Students and educators engaging their communities in watershed projects: see Project Gallery.
Carol Berner has over 20 years’ experience teaching students of all ages; designing inquiry-based curriculum; and facilitating collaborative professional development. Since 2004, Carol has been teaching at Smith College and Antioch University New England. Prior to that, she served on the graduate faculty of Bank Street College of Education and taught elementary school for 12 years in New York City and Connecticut. As Regional Coordinator for River of Words, Carol works with schools and community organizations to develop place-based education initiatives integrating poetry, art and environmental science.
What an amazing body of work from the children! Each piece, whether a picture or words, revealed such insight and detail about our community and environment. They, collectively, gave me a new appreciation for this place we call our home.