Emilie Lygren is an educator, facilitator, and poet committed to building a more connected and just world. Throughout her career, Emilie has intentionally cultivated a broad range of teaching skills and expertise in curriculum development, science education, social emotional learning, discussion facilitation, learning theory, outdoor leadership, and culturally responsive teaching practices.

Emilie has co-authored dozens of publications and curricula focused on outdoor science education with the award-winning BEETLES Project at the Lawrence Hall of Science, and has published poems in several literary journals. She also co-authored the book How to Teach Nature Journaling and the curriculum Opening the World Through Nature Journaling with John Muir Laws. Connection is at the foundation of Emilie’s work in science education, poetry, and outdoor learning. Through her writing and teaching, Emilie offers practices of authenticity, awareness, and curiosity and strives to bring people into deeper relationship with themselves, their communities, and the natural world.

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