EarthEcho Academy

The EarthEcho Academy is a learning space developed to provide online courses and other opportunities for teacher professional learning. Our courses contain engaging environmental education modules on topics such as environmental justice, adventure learning, and feature some of our most popular NGSS-aligned classroom resources like EarthEcho Expeditions.

Are you a public middle school teacher in Brevard County, Florida? Would you like to learn more about ocean plastics, phenomena-based adventure learning, and real-world tech? Do you want to inspire your students to take action on global issues? This EarthEcho International in-person professional development opportunity is for you!

When: Friday, January 28, and Saturday, January 29, 2022, 9:00 a.m. - 5:00 p.m.

Where: In Person at the Brevard Zoo, 8225 N Wickham Road, Melbourne, FL 32940

Why: By the end of this professional development, you will:

  1. Understand the value of using phenomena-based adventure learning in your classroom, and how to incorporate lessons that focus on “wicked” environmental issues.
  2. Discover how you can engage your students to take conservation action from the inspiring stories of young leaders right here in Florida!
  3. Learn about resources that are available to you, such as Scientist in Every Florida School, EarthEcho’s Expedition PlasticSeas lessons and videos, and so many more! 
  4. Join an incredible community of like-minded educators as part of the EarthEcho Academy cohort.

Public middle school teachers in Brevard County are eligible for a $300 stipend, thanks to our generous sponsors at the Northrop Grumman Foundation.

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Feedback from our community of educators

“I have lots of ideas of how to incorporate what I have learned into mini lessons for units that I already teach, and the need to include more environmental justice lessons as well!”
-6th Grade Teacher; Fairfax, VA

“These ideas will fit perfectly into my existing curriculum.
-7th Grade Teacher; Miami, FL

“I was really impressed with the materials, I have written environmental education materials, I have worked as an environmental scientist, and I was really impressed with how meaningful the content is especially the environmental justice modules.”
-7th Grade Teacher; El Segundo, CA

“I just want more. More videos, more activities, more discussions. It was all so engaging I found myself not wanting to do anything else.”
-7th Grade Teacher; Fairfax, VA

“I was hoping to come away with engaging and informative curriculum and this more than surpassed that expectation.”
-7th Grade Teacher; El Segundo, CA