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3 Female Adventurers You Should Know About

3 Female Adventurers You Should Know About
Submitted by Dan Miller, Chief Learning Officer, AEE

Last week, I moderated a webinar entitled Out of Our Corsets and Into the Woods with Denise Mitten Ph.D.  The hour-long presentation focused on women adventurers from the 1800's through today and it will forever change the way I teach (and think about) about the history of outdoor education.  This article is a brief look at some of the women Dr. Mitten talked about in her webinar.  I encourage anyone who reads this post to study the webinar (it's free) and determine how you can incorporate these fine examples of humanity into your own teaching practice.

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3 Experiential Social Justice Tools and the Black Women who Built them

3 Experiential Social Justice Tools and the Black Women who Built them
Submitted by Anna Czarnik-Neimeyer, MA, Founder, Bridgebuilder Consulting

 

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Going High When Others Go Low

Calling Forth the Best in Each of Us to Create a World for All of Us: How Experiential Educators are “Going High When Others Go Low”
By: Marilyn Levin, MSW, author of Experiential Activities for a Better World
View a free preview of Marilyn's AEE Webinar on Courageous Compassion

Just this last week we had a fresh reminder that when confronted with a shared crisis like the “epic” Hurricane Harvey in my home state of Texas, we readily access the best of who we are - our courage, kindness, generosity and tenacity. Our best qualities bridge divides and help us rise above the legitimate complaints, injustices, and crises that are part of the human experience. They also enable us to break free of the norms of shame, blame, pettiness and polarization that perpetuate our suffering.

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