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June 23, 2021
NAAEE 2021: The Power of Connection
Save the Dates: Research Symposium, October 7–8 and Conference, October 12–15
NAAEE’s milestone 50th-anniversary virtual conference will celebrate the power of connection and the profound, restorative role of the natural world in our lives. We’ll underscore how environmental education is used to create a more inclusive and equitable environmental movement that is vital to a sustainable future—and we’ll explore the benefits nature brings to our health, psyche, and capacity to thrive in a complex and changing world.
Climate Change and Land: Understand the Issue to Teach It Better
June 23, 9:00 AM ET Join this interactive webinar about the important role of land use as it connects with climate change and how we can teach students of different ages about this crucial topic. Learn about inquiry-based pedagogical resources developed by the Office for Climate Education.Read more >
First Wonders, First Fears, First Environmental Experiences
Where were the first steps you remember taking outdoors? As a child, did you find yourself mesmerized by summer fireflies or with the icicles of winter? Reflections on early environmental experiences can provide EE professionals with renewed motivation. Share your memories and the values gained, by writing a blog post on eePRO!Read more >
DRAFT EE Program Development: Guidelines for Excellence AVAILABLE FOR REVIEW
We need your help and input! The Environmental Education Program Development: Guidelines for Excellence were first published in 2004 and have been updated about every five years since then. We are in the process of revising these guidelines once again. The process is iterative. Our writing team developed a first draft. We invite you to review this draft and provide comments that will be used in the revision process.Read more >
Centering Queer Stories and Knowledge
In honor of Pride month, we’re amplifying LGBTQ+ representation and resources in environmental education.Read more >
Ecosystem Restoration Around the World: Six Short Documentaries for World Environment Day
World Environment Day 2021 is all about ecosystem restoration, and documentaries are a great way to see the range of what that can look like! From rainforests in India to the island of Wasini, here are six powerful shorts to watch in the classroom with your students.Read more >
Introduction to the Conceptualisation of Environmental Citizenship for Twenty-First-Century Education
Learn about the political science roots of Environmental Citizenship, and the conceptualisation and relevance of Environmental Citizenship in educational contexts.Read more >
eeADVOCATE: An Advocacy-Based Newsletter
Subscribe to eeADVOCATE for quarterly reviews of policy accomplishments, previews of opportunities that lie ahead, and tools for engaging in advocacy for the EE field.
YEP Connect: A Helpful, Virtual Happy Half-Hour
June 30, 7:30 PM ET Join a great group of young and emerging EE professionals like yourself for 30 minutes to connect and recharge.
Registration Is Open for the Natural Start Alliance Early Learning Conference!
July 26–30 Join us for a full week of exciting sessions, workshops, speakers, and virtual site tours. View the schedule at a glance to start planning your week! Year-long access and pay-what-you-can pricing available.
Webinar: Demonstrating the Power of Environmental Education
July 7, 3:00 PM ET - Research offers a unique perspective through which to infuse energy into the EE field. During this webinar, we'll learn from the eeWORKS research teams about the proven benefits of EE.
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