Urban planner Mara Mintzer asked it best: What would happen if we asked children to design our cities? Introducing young people to civic engagement through real-world examples can set the foundation for future implementation of policies that elevate environmental education.
In collaboration with NAAEE, Duke University is highlighting recent research on relevant topics to help EE practitioners learn from academic literature. This month, learn about positive conservation outcomes to celebrate a recent research project funded by eeWORKS.
The most difficult challenge for educators and teachers is mastering pedagogy to structure their work while preserving a child-centered approach to environmental education. Literacy and alphabetization represent only one of three bodies of knowledge. Let us explore and link the others for a more complete approach to education.
Do you develop instructional materials such as activity guides? Do you find yourself wondering if a published activity guide is right for you? NAAEE's newly revised Environmental Education Materials: Guidelines for Excellence were designed to help you. Environmental Education Materials: Guidelines for Excellence describes a set of recommendations for developing and selecting environmental education instructional resources. These guidelines aim to help producers of activity
guides, lesson plans, and other instructional materials create high-quality products and to provide educators with a tool to evaluate the wide array of available environmental education materials.
This January marks the fifth anniversary of NAAEE’s eePRO platform, the free community hub for environmental education professionals! We’re celebrating five years of advancing EE through a platform to network and engage with peers, share and find relevant resources, learn about grant opportunities, search for professional development opportunities, and more.