Beyond Ecophobia

Author: David Sobel
Publisher:
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Beyond Ecophobia speaks to teachers, parents, and others interested in nurturing in children the ability to understand and care for nature. This expanded version of one of Orion Magazine's most popular articles includes descriptions of developmentally appropriate environmental education activities and a list of related children's books.

Place Based Education

Author: David Sobel
Publisher: Orion Society
ISBN: 9781935713050
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"The author details and celebrates an approach to teaching that emphasizes connections among school, community, and environment". --Source : inconnue.

Children S Special Places

Author: David Sobel
Publisher: Wayne State University Press
ISBN: 9780814330265
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From the ages of five to twelve, the middle years of childhood, young people explore their surroundings and find or construct private spaces. In these secret places, children develop and control environments of their own and enjoy freedom from the rules of the adult world. Children's Special Places enters these hidden worlds, reveals their importance to children's development and emotional health, and shows educators, parents, and other adults how they can foster a bond between young people and nature that is important to maturation.

Childhood And Nature

Author: David Sobel
Publisher: Stenhouse Publishers
ISBN: 157110741X
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Presents a collection of essays combining anecdotal and theoretical insights into environmental ethics and human ecology to help foster environmentally responsible students.

The Geography Of Childhood

Author: Gary Paul Nabhan
Publisher: Beacon Press
ISBN: 9780807085257
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What may happen now that so many more children are denied exposure to wilderness than at any other time in human history?

Inside Out

Author: Robert W. Blake
Publisher: NSTA Press
ISBN: 1936137798
Size: 16.28 MB
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Children S Participation

Author: Roger A. Hart
Publisher: Routledge
ISBN: 1134172222
Size: 51.97 MB
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People's relationship to nature is the greatest issue facing the world at the turn of the millennium, and all over the world young people have shown enormous enthusiasm for environmental action. Many countries are radically reassessing both the role of citizens in managing their environment and the rights and responsibilities of children to be involved in shaping their own and their communities' futures. This book, by one of the world's leading authorities on environmental education, is written in the conviction that children can play a valuable and lasting role in sustainable development, if their participation is taken seriously and planned with thought for their developing capabilities and unique strengths. Through direct participation, children can develop a genuine appreciation of democracy and a sense of their own competence and responsibility. The planning, design, monitoring and management of the physical environment is an ideal domain for their participation, in part because their commitment to it is so strong. The book is for planners, educationalists and environmentalists, introducing the theory and the practice of children's participation, and its importance for developing democracy and sustainable communities. It emphasises genuine participation, where children are themselves involved in defining problems and acting as reflective, critical participants in issues affecting their communities. The 'environment' is interpreted broadly to include, for example, the planning of housing areas and the management of playgrounds. Detailed case studies are provided from urban and rural, poor and middle class communities from both the North and South. For teachers, group facilitators and community leaders, it presents organising principles, successful models, practical techniques and resources for involving young people in environmental projects.

Early Childhood Activities For A Greener Earth

Author: Patty Born Selly
Publisher: Redleaf Press
ISBN: 1605542032
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More than 100 classroom activities to help children learn about and care for the earth Educate young children about the environment through experience and play. These activities encourage children to develop a sense of wonder, curiosity, and joy for nature. Each chapter focuses on a common and important environmental topic—from waste reduction and recycling to air quality, weather and climate change, and energy reduction—and provides information to help you present these topics to children in developmentally appropriate ways. Early Childhood Activities for a Greener Earth will help you excite children, engage families, and encourage your community to be green. Early Childhood Activities for a Greener Earth is a 2014 Teachers’ Choice Award for the Classroom winner!

Young Children And The Environment

Author: Julie Davis
Publisher: Cambridge University Press
ISBN: 1107636345
Size: 22.56 MB
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This is an essential text for students, teachers and practitioners in a range of early childhood education and care settings.