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Doug Brinkley: Thoreau and the History of America’s Public Lands

Henry David Thoreau and the History of America’s Public Lands Tuesday, June 12 Doors open at 6:30 PM for VIP Reception with Professor Brinkley ($30) Doors open at 7 PM for general seating ($15) Talk will start promptly at 7:30 PM Join us on Tuesday, June 12, for a special... Read more

Museum Institute for Teaching Science—Summer Seminar 2018

Landscapes for Learning: A Natural Confluence of Science, Literacy, Mathematics and Place-based Pedagogy The Walden Woods Project is pleased to be partnering with Mass Audubon/Drumlin Farm and Concord Museum to offer a one-week institute for educators for grades 3-8, through the Museum Institute for Teaching Science (MITS). Description: Communities and their... Read more

Approaching Walden 2018

Approaching Walden Approaching Walden is a six-day professional development seminar for high school educators and graduate students. The seminar provides teachers with the skills they need to lead their students in a study of their home community. This place-based interdisciplinary workshop uses Henry David Thoreau’s writings and philosophy as a model. Through Thoreau's... Read more