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The latest news, resources, and opportunities in the ee community
July 8, 2020
We’re going virtual!
We're listening and learning! Our recent virtual conference survey supports spreading things out a bit, so the Research Symposium will be held during the week of October 6, and the NAAEE Annual Conference during the week of October 13–17. All content will also be available on demand.
Mark your calendars! Exact dates are coming soon!
Nature-Based Early Learning Virtual Conference
The Natural Start Alliance is hosting this year's largest national gathering of nature-based early education professionals online (July 29–31) with more content than ever before! Registration is open!Read more >
Some Thoughts About Teaching and Learning
Good environmental educators recognize there is much to be learned from their students. A long-standing environmental educator, eePRO Group Moderator Joe Baust reflects on the influence of K–16 teachers.Read more >
Representation Matters: Addressing the Lack of Black Children in Books About Nature
Representation matters. And when it comes to seeing themselves represented in books about exploring nature and the outdoors, black children are not being represented.Read more >
K-12 EE Guidelines: Online Teaching Module
Are you taking your college coursework and workshops online? The K–12 EE Guidelines: Online Teaching Module provides materials to use in your college course or professional development workshop including a step-by-step introduction to NAAEE's K–12 Environmental Education: Guidelines for Excellence.Read more >
Practioner Guide to Assessing Connection to Nature Now Available!
Are you interested in measuring and understanding a population's connection to nature? Do you want to know if your program has influenced your participants' connection to nature? This guide provides tools and approaches to assess connection to nature whether you work with young children, teenagers, or adults.
Webinar: The Circular Economy: Creating the World We Want
July 16, 2020, 3-4:15 PM ET - Join two international environmental experts, Pramod Kumar Sharma from Foundation for Environmental Education and Bill Wescott from Brain Oxygen LLC as they demystify the concept of the circular economy to show how it directly addresses the major environmental challenges we face, ways to advance it through education, and how it can strengthen STEM teaching.
NAAEE Pro Picks
Check out the latest recommendations by topic experts for outstanding materials in specific subject areas and why they recommend these resources. Topics include everything from Circular Economy to Water Quality & Marine Education.
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