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Ecological Education in Action

Ecological Education in Action - 99 edition

Ecological Education in Action - 99 edition

ISBN13: 9780791439869

ISBN10: 0791439860

Ecological Education in Action by Gregory A. Smith - ISBN 9780791439869
Edition: 99
Copyright: 1999
Publisher: State University of NY Press
Published: 1999
International: No
Ecological Education in Action by Gregory A. Smith - ISBN 9780791439869

ISBN13: 9780791439869

ISBN10: 0791439860

Edition: 99

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

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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