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Ecological education in action : on weaving education, culture, and the environment

Author: Gregory A Smith; Dilafruz R Williams
Publisher: Albany, NY : State University of New York Press, ©1999.
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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.
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Genre/Form: Electronic books
Additional Physical Format: Print version:
Ecological education in action.
Albany, NY : State University of New York Press, ©1999
(DLC) 98007525
(OCoLC)39069269
Material Type: Document, Internet resource
Document Type: Internet Resource, Computer File
All Authors / Contributors: Gregory A Smith; Dilafruz R Williams
ISBN: 0585067384 9780585067384
OCLC Number: 42636639
Description: 1 online resource (vii, 244 pages) : illustrations
Contents: Stories from our common roots : strategies for building an ecologically sustainable way of learning / Joseph Kiefer and Martin Kemple --
Deepening children's participation through local ecological investigations / Paul Krapfel --
From human waste to the gift of soil / Madhu Suri Prakash and Hedy Richardson --
From margin to center : initiation and development of an environmental school from the ground up / Dilafruz R. Williams and Sarah Taylor --
Exploring children's picture books through ecofeminist literacy / Elaine G. Schwartz --
Education indigenous to place : Western science meets native reality / Angayuqaq Oscar Kawagley and Ray Barnhardt --
Liberation and compassion in environmental studies / Stephanie Kaza --
Changing the dominant culture perspective in education / C.A. Bowers --
Environmental autobiography in undergraduate educational studies / Peter Blaze Corcoran --
Reclaiming biophilia : lessons from indigenous peoples / Gregory Cajete --
Creating a public of environmentalists : the role of nonformal education / Gregory A. Smith --
Reassembling the pieces : ecological design and the liberal arts / David W. Orr.
Responsibility: edited by Gregory A. Smith and Dilafruz R. Williams.

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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.

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