Panelists explored highlights from the plenary panels of the 2017 research symposium, with an emphasis on the dynamism of the field within the context of responding to new horizons and challenges for researchers, research, and the NAAEE Research Symposium itself.
Tuesday, October 17 through Thursday, October 19: Join us for virtual conference week at NAAEE. We’ll share a few highlights of what was planned for Puerto Rico through a series of webinars, live-streamed events, and conference session posts.
If we want students to get outside and connect with their place, we need teachers who are ready and willing to take learning outside. What types of experiences do teacher candidates get while in their university programs? How can these experiences be more meaningful? Methods professors from across the Wisconsin gathered in June to address these questions and more regarding teacher preparation.
Researchers at Duke's Nicholas School of the Environment are helping NAAEE compile and create research summaries and syntheses for an online database to be housed on eePRO, an exciting project conducted jointly with the Children and Nature Network with funding from the Pisces Foundation. We want to hear from you about what would be most useful to you!
Are you interested in improving your evaluation skills? MEERA: My Environmental Education Evaluation Research Assistant is a step-by-step evaluation process that is both comprehensive and easy to understand.
Undergraduate Rachel Loomis, a student at the University of Wisconsin-Stevens Point, shares her experience attending a professional conference for the first time. Share with undergraduates that you work with!
NAAEE is partnering with Stanford University and other respected organizations to demonstrate the impact and value of environmental education by substantiating powerful anecdotes from across the field with empirical evidence. We are conducting comprehensive literature reviews that demonstrate the impact of EE on key outcome areas and developing communication tools based on these reviews for the field, and our first outcome area is finished! Find out more about what the literature says broadly regarding the benefits of EE for K-12 students, and download the communication tools to share these findings or support your work.
Join us for the December edition of our monthly webinar series: Bringing New Ideas and Innovation to the Field of EE. Dr. Joseph Kerski, the Education Industry Curriculum Development Manager Register for ESRI (link is external), a company that connects people with maps, data, and apps through geographic information systems (GIS) will speak on December 6 at 3:00 ET. Register now and we will send you the recording if you are not able to make it!