David Sobel Delivers Keynote Speech for Empowering Teachers Program

David T. Sobel
“Children and Nature Design Principles”
Tuesday, July 10
Reisinger Concert Hall
10:30 a.m.

David T. Sobel, co-director of the Community Based School Environmental Education Program (CO-SEED) at Antioch New England Graduate School, will present “Children and Nature Design Principles,” as the annual Thomas H. Wright Lecture sponsored by Sarah Lawrence College’s Child Development Institute on July 10 at 10:30 a.m. in Reisinger Concert Hall. For more information, please call 914-395-2630.

Sobel is the author of numerous publications, including Beyond Ecophobia: Reclaiming The Heart in Nature Education, Place-based Education, and the forthcoming Teaching with Nature: Inspiration for Educators. Sobel integrates educational theory and practice, developmental psychology, activism, and community outreach, addressing formal and informal learning experiences for children in urban as well as rural and suburban communities.

The Thomas H. Wright Lecture, inaugurated in 1995, honors Thomas H. Wright's dedication to Sarah Lawrence and his long service on the Board of Trustees. An endowment, established by the Leon Lowenstein Foundation, funds the lecture.