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NAAEE is in the early stages of developing a set of guidelines focusing on climate change education and climate justice as part of the Guidelines for Excellence series. As with all of the others sets of guidelines, these will be developed using a public participatory process involving opportunities to review and provide input. If you would like to learn about updates in our process and provide input into drafts, please complete the following Google form: https://forms.gle/HpZjxepxAgN3Y2LG6

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What makes an effective outdoor learning experience? Join the Environmental Education Alliance of Georgia and The Outdoor Learning Store on Wednesday, August 24 at 7 PM Eastern Time to contribute your expertise and ideas regarding best practices in outdoor learning.

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Wednesday, August 24, 2022, 7:00pm

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Moderator Endorsed: Guidelines for Excellence

Environmental Education Programs: Guidelines for Excellence comprises a set of recommendations for developing and administering high quality environmental education programs. These recommendations provide a tool that can be used to ensure a firm foundation for new programs or to inform improvements in existing ones. The overall goal of these guidelines is to facilitate a superior educational process leading to the social and environmental quality that people desire.

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Moderator Endorsed: Guidelines for Excellence
Moderator Endorsed: Guidelines for Excellence

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.

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Wednesdays on June 9 - July 21, 2021 2:00 PM - 4:00 PM CST. Length: 2 hours each date. This free distance learning series features the innovative Compass to Nature, a proven effective method to teaching outdoors. We'll explore the four cardinal directions for the C2N:​ place, phenology, journals, and naturalists, plus the magnetic force​ of the sense of wonder, through indoor presentations and outdoor field exercises to​ build or enhance your skills. Open to all who work with children.

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Wednesday, June 9, 2021, 2:00pm to Wednesday, July 21, 2021, 4:00pm

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The Early Childhood Environmental Education Programs: Guidelines for Excellence comprises a set of recommendations for developing comprehensive early childhood environmental education programs or triggering improvements in existing ones. A companion publication, the Early Childhood Environmental Education Rating Scale, provides a collaborative tool for educators and others to discuss their early childhood environmental education program goals, consider strengths and areas of needed improvement, and chart a future direction for program development.

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Professional Development of Environmental Educators: Guidelines for Excellence is a set of recommendations about the basic knowledge and abilities educators need to provide high quality environmental education. These guidelines are designed to apply within college/university environmental education programs, to the professional development of educators who work in both formal and nonformal educational settings, to full-time environmental educators, and to those for whom environmental education will be among other responsibilities.

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The 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 help 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.

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Are you interested in teaching other educators (preservice and in-service) about working more effectively with communities? We've created a workshop module that facilitates online exploration of NAAEE's publication Community Engagement: Guidelines for Excellence. This publications outlines a set of guidelines focusing on community wellness and designed to help environmental educators create inclusive environments that support effective partnerships and collaborations. The online resources provide a step-by-step outline for designing a virtual workshop that can be adapted to your needs.

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Moderator Endorsed: Guidelines for Excellence

Are you interested in teaching other educators (preservice and in-service) about creating and selecting quality instructional materials? We've created a workshop module that facilitates online exploration of NAAEE's publication Environmental Education Materials: Guidelines for Excellence. 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. The online resources provide a step-by-step outline for designing a virtual workshop that can be adapted to your needs.

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Are you interested in teaching other educators (preservice and in-service) about environmental educator competencies? We've created a workshop module that facilitates online exploration of NAAEE's publication Professional Development of Environmental Educators: Guidelines for Excellence. This publication describes a set of recommendations that can guide the preparation and continuing education of teachers and other environmental educators. The online resources provide a step-by-step outline for designing a virtual short course that can be adapted to your needs.

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Are you interested in teaching other educators (preservice and in-service) about the environmental education program development cycle? We've created a workshop module that facilitates online exploration of NAAEE's publication Environmental Education Programs: Guidelines for Excellence. This set of guidelines provides a set of recommendations for the design and implementation of comprehensive environmental education programs. The online resources provide a step-by-step outline for designing a virtual workshop that can be adapted to your needs.

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Are you interested in teaching other educators (preservice and in-service) about environmental literacy and how it develops across the grade bands? We've created a workshop module that facilitates online exploration of NAAEE's publication K-12 Environmental Education: Guidelines for Excellence. This set of guidelines was developed to support state and local environmental education efforts by setting expectations for performance and achievement in grades 4, 8, and 12. The online resources provide a step-by-step outline for designing a virtual short course that can be adapted to your needs.

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Are you taking your professional development work online? Do you teach at the college or university level or are you responsible for delivering educator professional development experiences? Would you like to introduce your participants to environmental education program development for young learners, focusing on ages three through six. We've created a workshop outline that facilitates online exploration of NAAEE's publication Early Childhood Environmental Education Programs: Guidelines for Excellence. These resources provide step-by-step outline for designing a 90 minute to two-hour virtual workshop.

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During this 2-day interactive online workshop participants will explore the National Environmental Education Materials: Guidelines for Excellence through the lens of diversity, equity and inclusion (DEI); discuss best practices for selecting and preparing environmental education materials that support culturally responsive teaching; and apply these principles to evaluate the effectiveness of a an activity to reach all students.

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Wednesday, February 17, 2021, 1:00pm to Wednesday, February 24, 2021, 4:00pm

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Monday, February 15, 2021, 12:59pm

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First Roots Infant Toddler Center in Hinesburg Vermont is a newly expanded center under the umbrella of Annette's Preschool, a 5 STAR nature based early education center. We seek two infant toddler teachers to work with 6-18mos olds in a mixed age classroom, adjacent to 3 acres of green space/nature trails. Our leadership model provides full time PD coaches to support teachers' "growing edge" as teachers and people! Competitive salary, benefits, moving allowance, interim housing & more in VT!

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Friday, February 26, 2021, 5:00pm

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Hinesburg, VT
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This one-pager recommends practices for environmental educators who provide professional development for K-12 teachers based on a survey conducted by the Wisconsin K-12 Energy Education Program (KEEP) of their workshop participants. The trends uncovered from this survey in early 2020 are even more relevant during the current challenges associated with distance learning.

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