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 6th 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.
- Happy new (school) year!
- The successful, sustainable middle school
- From the innovativeEd mailbag: Sustainably Yours
- Personalized learning in the spring garden
- The Power of One Person
- The Return of the Light
- PLPs, Parenting, and a Pandemic
- One teacher, one t-shirt
- Pandemic Teaching: Self-Care Edition
- Project-based learning at home
- Scaffolding students with Padlet and Flipgrid
- How GRCSU is responding to remote learning
- Preparing for remote learning
- 4 things I learned by being a student again
- Confronting climate change in the classroom
- Warm winter greetings, friends
- The Teacher Leaders Hero’s Journey
- Reboot, not resolutions
- What I Learned at the Youth Climate Strike
- 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