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Ecological Education in Action

Ecological Education in Action - 99 edition

ISBN13: 978-0791439869

Cover of Ecological Education in Action 99 (ISBN 978-0791439869)
ISBN13: 978-0791439869
ISBN10: 0791439860
Cover type: Paperback
Edition: 99
Copyright: 1999
Publisher: State University of NY Press
Published: 1999
International: No

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Ecological Education in Action - 99 edition

ISBN13: 978-0791439869

Gregory A. Smith

ISBN13: 978-0791439869
ISBN10: 0791439860
Cover type: Paperback
Edition: 99
Copyright: 1999
Publisher: State University of NY Press
Published: 1999
International: No
Summary

Ecological Education in Action celebrates the work of innovative educators in North America who explore ecological issues in school and non-school settings. These educators demonstrate how to reshape the thinking of children and adults to affirm the value of sufficiency, mutual support, and community.

Table of Contents

Acknowledgments
Introduction: Re-engaging Culture and Ecology

1 Stories from our Common Roots: Strategies for Building an Ecologically Sustainable Way of Learning
2 Deepening Children's Participation through Local Ecological Investigations
3 From Human Waste to the Gift of Soil
4 From Margin to Center: Initiation and Development of an Environmental School from the Ground Up
5 Exploring Children's Picture Books through Ecofeminist Literacy
6 Education Indigenous to Place: Western Science Meets Native Reality
7 Liberation and Compassion in Environmental Studies
8 Changing the Dominant Cultural Perspective in Education
9 Environmental Autobiography in Undergraduate Educational Studies
10 Reclaiming Biophilia: Lessons from Indigenous Peoples
11 Creating a Public of Environmentalists: The Role of Nonformal Education
12 Reassembling the Pieces: Ecological Design and the Liberal Arts

Selected Programs and Resources that Address Ecological Education
Biographical Sketches
Index

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