about the teacher
Stacy Lung is the Executive Director of Lutheran Island Camp in Henning, MN. Stacy has an MS in Environmental Education from Concordia University Wisconsin and is pursuing a PhD in Educational Studies at Trinity Evangelical Divinity School in Deerfield, IL. Her research is focused on the significance of facilitating experiences of wonder in adult education. Stacy has taught online courses in both adult learning and K12 contexts since 2013. Stacy educated her children in the forests of northern Wisconsin and seeks to invoke the inquisitive awe of children in the woods for learners of all ages and in all settings.
Teaching Philosophy “He thought that as he stood on the bottom rail of a bridge, and leant over, and watched the river slipping slowly away beneath him, then he would suddenly know everything there was to be known” (A.A. Milne). The river does not teach its observer by supplying a steady stream of facts, but by changing something within the observer. I have come to believe that this change is the critical component of meaningful education. I believe that the best teaching will happen in a classroom environment that encourages this change by placing the learners at the center, engaging …