Center executive director Zenobia Barlow joins a distinguished panel of experts and educators in a roundtable discussion, "No Child Left Inside," at the Commonwealth Club in San Francisco Monday, May 19, 2014.
The session, hosted by Orion Magazine, will explore the merits and opportunities inherent in experiential outdoor play and learning for all children and their abilities.
Other panel members include:
Nicole Ardoin, assistant professor, Stanford Graduate School of Education
Running Grass, founder, Three Circles Center in Sausalito
Laurette Rogers, cofounder, Students and Teachers Restoring a Watershed
Mitchell Thomashow, president emeritus, Unity College, and director, Presidential Fellows Programs, Second Nature
The 6:00 program will be preceded by a networking reception at 5:30. A book signing of Orion's new anthology, Leave No Child Inside, follows.
Fee:Free for members, $20 for nonmembers, $7 for students
Zenobia Barlow, executive director and cofounder of the Center for Ecoliteracy, is a pioneer in applying ecological and indigenous understanding in K-12 education. She is coauthor of Ecoliterate and coedited Ecological Literacy: Educating Our Children for a Sustainable World and Ecoliteracy: Mapping the Terrain. She is a fellow of the Post Carbon Institute and served on an international team advising Bhutan on remaking the national education system.