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

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 communit...

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Bibliographic Details
Other Authors: Smith, Gregory A., 1948-, Williams, Dilafruz R., 1949-
Format: Book
Published: Albany, NY : State University of New York Press, ©1999.
Table of 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.