WATCH

PechaKucha Presentation

Presenter_bw_nw_avatar

Barbara Sarbin

Earth School

PRESENTED ON AUG 29, 2013
IN GARRISON @ VOL 3

Educator Barbara Sarbin created Earth School as a way to provide a place where children could learn by interacting directly with nature. Earth School has evolved into a farm-based education program with a focus on sustainable living practices. 

APPLAUD THIS!
Thumb_pknsb_v8.126

Children Of The Earth

BY JUAN AYALA
@ VOL 8 ON JUL 25, 2013

Juan Ayala outlines the special connection that humans all have by exisiting on this planet. In this presentation he takes us on a journey to look at various different aspects of different cultures. He encourages us to think seriously about our responsibilities to the planet.

Thumb_full_pkn17_second_20half.104_20copy

Making Gardening Cool

BY LIV WORSNOP
@ VOL 17 ON OCT 09, 2013

In "Making Gardening Cool" From PechaKucha Christchurch Vol. 17Liv Worsnop shares the story of how the Plant Gang, a group that spends their time restoring abandoned urban spaces with local plant life, had made gardening in Christchurch cool again. 

Thumb_slide02

Aquaponics

BY AUSTIN LITTRELL
@ VOL 11 ON FEB 19, 2014

Austin Littrell utilizes aquaponics - a combination of aquaculture and hydroponics - to increase use and awareness of urban agriculture. In the wake of industrial agriculture, which often involves genetically modified crops and liberal use of pesticides, we need new techniques to grow accessible, affordable, and healthy food. 

Thumb_slide10

Turning Learning Inside Out

BY CORANNA ADAMS
@ VOL 9 ON OCT 09, 2015

How do we prepare kids to face the challenges of the 21st century? At one small, community school, Integral Education does just that…

Thumb_pdf_20rachel_20kimpton_20gardening_20as_20pedagogy_page_02

Gardening as Pedagogy

BY RACHEL KIMPTON
@ VOL 35 ON SEP 01, 2015

School of the Art Institute of Chicago graduate, Rachel Kimpton proposes improving nutrition through food education and how this can lead to student success.

Thumb_slide4

The State of State Education

BY KATHY SALAMAN
@ VOL 4 ON APR 05, 2016

Education should not be about politics or making money: it should be about learners, what is relevant for their futures, and how to build on their natural talents. Listen as speaker Kathy Salaman explains why. 

Thumb_slide19

Learning is growing

BY DUC HOANG
@ MSM GOES PECHAKUCHA ON MAR 17, 2017

Learning is the best way for us to grow, says Duc. We can learn anywhere and anytime, whether as individuals, a team or an organization. We learn to work and we work to learn. 

As an enthusiastic, adaptive and fast-learning person with an acute interest in the discovery of new teaching methods, Duc Hoang particularly enjoys collaborating with scholars from different disciplines to explore education issues, develop new skills and teaching models to address new challenges.

Thumb_image_7_kerry_briggs

Falling in Love with Learning

BY KERRY BRIGGS
@ VOL 12 ON APR 11, 2017

Kerry Briggs discusses how we can help people who have had a bad experience of learning in the past fall in love with learning. She suggests using a community-based approach to how we facilitating learning for adults and talks about the reasons why people often struggle with learning after school.

Thumb_4

Sustainability through Behavioral Change

BY ANZAC GALLATE
@ VOL 33 ON DEC 06, 2017

Inspirational high school student Anzac Gallate shared how a group of students at Cashmere High School have created sustainable educational projects through behavioral change. One of Anzac’s key messages was that no one is too small to make a difference and you can start with just turning off lights.  This is a must listen!