Community Engagement: Guidelines for Excellence describes five key characteristics of effective community engagement. Case studies, drawn from the field of environmental education, are also included to illustrate how key ideas can be implemented.
The Early Childhood Environmental Education Programs: Guidelines for Excellence contains a set of recommendations to be used in the development of comprehensive early childhood EE programs or to trigger improvements in existing ones.
Need ideas to help plan an EE program or incorporate environmental content into your teaching? This comprehensive book includes teaching strategies, fundraising and evaluation tips, resources, and activities focusing on everything from moral dilemmas to field trips.
K–12 Environmental Education: Guidelines for Excellence provides students, parents, caregivers, educators and others a roadmap to achieving environmental literacy by setting expectations for fourth (age 10), eighth
(age 14) and twelfth grade (age 18) students and outlining a framework for effective and comprehensive environmental education programs and curricula. These guidelines define the aims of environmental education. They set a standard for high quality education, based on what an environmentally literate person should know and be able to do by the time they graduate from high school. They draw on the best thinking
in the field to outline the core ingredients of environmental education.
The Executive Summary is a companion to K-12 Environmental Education: Guidelines for Excellence developed to support state and local EE efforts by setting expectations for performance and achievement in grades 4, 8, and 12.
As the first resource to fully address the unique practices of nature-based early childhood education, the "Nature-Based Preschool Professional Practice Guidebook" is an essential component of any nature-based educator’s toolkit. The Guidebook provides a comprehensive look at nature-based practices in four broad areas: Teaching, Environments, Safety, and Administration, and aims to answer the question: What makes a nature-based preschool safe, effective, and inclusive?
Are you interested in assessing and enhancing the connections your audiences have to nature? The Practitioner Guide to Assessing Connection to Nature provides practitioners, organizations, researchers, and others with tested tools for measuring connections to nature. The guide provides information to help you choose an appropriate tool or approach for your needs, specific to your audience and their experiences, to assess connection to nature. Available as a free PDF or purchase a hard copy: Members $15 / Nonmembers $20.