Applying Antiracism and Abolitionist Teaching in Garden-based Learning
This two-part webinar is designed for educators of all age groups and contexts.
About this webinar series
This is a two part webinar! Both sessions will be recorded and available to registrants for one year. You must register to participate or see the recording.
Part 1: Mindset training for educators (recording available)
Participants can expect:
- Scenario role plays - How to troubleshoot and apply antiracism and abolitionist concepts while teaching in the garden
Identifying the ways white supremacy shows up in what we do as garden educators and dismantling it
How to develop garden lessons that are abolitionist; guidance for thinking about co-planning and co-teaching with students
Tools for garden educators
Part 2: Student Skills, March 23
This section will include learning about antiracism and initiating abolitionist thinking. This webinar will cover:
How to introduce antiracism and abolitionist thinking to students in the garden
Garden Activities - integrating concepts to mirror social constructs
- Companion planting
Culturally relevant pedagogy
Student and educator stories
Registered participants for each webinar will be automatically entered in a FREE giveaway that includes the following prizes:
- Book - We Want to Do More Than Survive: Abolitionist Teaching and the Pursuit of Educational Freedom by Bettina Love
- $50 gift card for Gardener's Supply Company
- 1 gallon berry blue Smart Pot with KidsGardening logo
- 5 tree kits
- 5 seed sets
Dani is a junior Elementary Education major (with minors in African/African American studies and Environmental Education) at Elon University in North Carolina, although she is originally from Atlanta, GA. At Elon, Dani is a teaching fellow and president of the Elon University Gospel Choir. In her free time, she enjoys running and spending time outdoors with friends. After college, she plans to teach in Georgia, North Carolina, or DC (still undecided!). Dani and Dr. Morrison have been working on this project for about a year now, and are so excited to chat with y’all!
Associate Professor of Education
Scott is an associate professor of education at Elon University. Before that, he was a 6th grade teacher in Blowing Rock, North Carolina, which is where he started gardening with students. He teaches courses on environmental education, garden-based learning, adolescent development, diversity, and assessment, and his research focuses on everyday environmental education, ecologically minded teaching, and social media in teacher education.
Mindset Training for Educators
This webinar took place February 23, 2022. You may register to watch the recording.
Cost: By donation
Date: March 23, 2022
Time: 7pm Eastern
Cost: By Donation