The Ridge and Valley Charter School, Blairstown, NJ is a pre-eminent example of a school inspired by the work of Thomas Berry and Brian Swimme and the movie/book Journey of the Universe. Founded in 1999 by a group of people associated with Genesis Farm in Blairstown, NJ and its pioneering Earth Literacy curriculum developed by Miriam MacGillis, Lawrence and Jean Edwards, the school developed a curriculum grounded in the Story of the Universe. This online PD program is being offered in a series on the Deep Time Journey Network, deeptimejourney.org (Click on “professional developing” on the menu bar.) Click on the link to see the press release.
- Used by people who call the work: Journey of the Universe, Story of the Universe, The New Story
- Applies a deep time evolutionary perspective to: Education
- Learning Stages: Elementary 3 - 5, Elementary K - 2, Middle 6 - 8
- Type: Article
- Keywords: Thomas Berry, Brian Swimme, New Cosmology, Universe Story
- Posted By: Jennifer Morgan
- Date Added: June 1, 2016