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Exploring the Landscape / Identifying Principles

  Learning outcomes: By the end of the session the students will be able to: Get familiarized with permaculture principles Find permaculture principles everywhere Give examples of how permaculture principles can be applied in any design Duration: 30 min What is needed? Just a group of permies, yourself and a place to explore. You can […]

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Choosing Content (and Methods) for an “Introduction to Permaculture” Course

In this article I offer a “junior teacher’s” perspective to selecting content and methods for a two day introductory course. I also asked Graham Bell, one of the most experienced permaculture teachers, his take on designing a full Permaculture Design Certificate (PDC) course. See a separate article with timetable, core curriculum and Graham Bell’s thoughts, […]

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Session Plans Teacher's Manual

Ecology Basics

Session Length: 90 min Learning objectives: By the end of the session, participants will be able to: Say what Ecology means, how it differs from other fields, and understand their and human role in it. Describe Main Principles of Ecology with examples for human design Explain in more detail 3 of ecological processes Draw a […]

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Partnership Session Plans Teacher's Manual

Microclimates

Session length: 90 minutes Learning outcomes By the end of the session, participants will be able to: read landscapes and point out microclimates map microclimates in a house or garden describe how to modify extremes of climate know how to make the most of exisitng microclimates in design consider strategies for small and large landscapes […]

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Partnership Session Plans Teacher's Manual

Zone 4

Session length 90 min. Learning outcomes By the end of the session, participants will be able to list all the harvestable products from a forest/treesplants understand why it is important to plant back the number of trees we consume in a lifetime- and more! State characteristics of the Zone 4 in terms of structure of […]

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Template for Session Plans

Session Plans are needed to structure the time available with students and to become clear about outcomes and activities. Here find a template that can be used to create a session plan: DOC  |  PDF To learn more about how to fill in such a template, please refer to the microteach session by Cat: How to […]

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Session Plan Collection from Andy Goldring

  Andy Goldring, UK Permaculture Association, has shared seven lessons plans: 1. Real Wealth and Wiser Money Objectives: Explain different forms of exchange that make up a local economy Know that there are economic strategies available to help support and develop  local economies Make links between ‘green economy’ approaches and permaculture. Explain that local self-reliance needs a […]

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Design Didactics Games, Energisers & Ice Breakers Session Plans Teacher's Manual

Session Plan Collection from Monika Frank

Monika Frank, France, has shared some lessons plans: 1. Design Process and Elements of Permaculture Design A 90 minute session Objectives: Know different steps in design cycle / process Know why it is important to follow a design process and that it is cyclical Get the idea that permaculture design does not only mean planning a […]

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Didactic Analysis Model

Didactic analysis is a model to prepare an educational activity. It takes you through the steps and elements of the learning experience. Starting situation (Beginsituatie): collect information about the state of existing competencies and proficiencies of your learners. Add information about other characteristics like learning style and cognitive development for your target audience. Outcomes (Doelstelling): […]

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Curriculum Didactic Analysis Didactics Permaculture Basics Permaculture Design Principles Session Plans Teacher's Manual

Session Plan: Teaching PC Design Principles the Open Space Way

Shared by Antonio Scotti, As. Cambium Permacultura en Formación, Spain, October 2103 In this session, I use Open Space Technology as an inspiration to design a session about the teaching of the design principles for large groups, where some of the participants may have some prior understanding of them, and can help the others who […]

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Teaching Tool: How to Create a Session Plan

Cathrine Dolleris presented how to create a session plan on the 25th of September 2013 in Mas Franch. The session presents learning outcomes and planning of your session as a tool to become a more confident teacher.  Notes from the session are coming soon. A video from this session follows: