Emily Hoyler joined the Tarrant Institute for Innovative Education as a Professional Development Coordinator after nearly two decades working as an educator, including five years as a sixth grade teacher, and three years as the Curriculum Specialist at Shelburne Farms.
While at Shelburne Farms, Emily co-wrote Cultivating Joy & Wonder, an early childhood curriculum guide to educating for sustainability.
Emily’s current interests include designing concept-based interdisciplinary curriculum, mindfulness in the classroom, and creating rejuvenating professional development experiences for fellow educators. Emily is a national certified facilitator for The Origins Program’s Developmental Designs workshops, and served as a Visiting Lecturer in Education Studies at Middlebury College where she taught community-connected courses on elementary methods and Education for Sustainability.
Emily lives at the top of a mountain in Ripton, Vermont, with her husband and many Wild Things, including three children, three chickens, a dog, a cat, and various other untamed critters.
- Building discussion skills through Socratic Seminar
- Getting started with protocols
- How to make meetings more effective
- Run the world (Teachers) aka #TeacherDirectedPD
- 3 tools for exploring character with middle schoolers
- Why and how to teach education for sustainability
- The Importance of Eating Earnest
- “Who are we as West Rutland?”
- 4 times to connect students with an authentic audience
- What flexible seating looks like in action
- New year? Time for a reset
- How to tell your PBL story
- 4 ways students are tackling the UN’s Global Goals in Vermont
- How to cultivate mindfulness in classrooms
- The #everydaycourage of staying curious in the face of negative feedback
- Curiosity Projects: A stepping-stone to Personalized Learning