ERIC Number: ED328424
Record Type: RIE
Publication Date: 1990
Reference Count: N/A
Training Student Organizers Curriculum, Revised Edition.
Zamm, Michael; And Others
Between 1979 and June 1990, the Training Student Organizers (TSO) Program has motivated nearly 7,400 students and their teachers to organize over 260 environmental improvement projects serving their schools and neighborhoods in the New York City area. The projects run the gamut from clean up campaigns, murals, and letter writing efforts to energy conservation. This document presents the curriculum from the TSO Program including lessons on many topics including energy conservation, solid wastes, water, air, open space beautification and preservation, noise pollution, nuclear energy, and transportation; and teaching suggestions and process goals including "The Rationale for Citizen Participation,""Needs Assessment and Project Selection,""Project Planning and Initial Field Organizing,""Project Monitoring and Ongoing Participation Strategies,""Evaluation," and "Letter Writing and Petitioning." (CW)
Descriptors: Activism, Community Involvement, Conservation Education, Elementary School Science, Elementary Secondary Education, Environmental Education, Leadership Training, Learning Activities, Science Education, Secondary School Science, Student Leadership, Teaching Guides
Council on the Environment of New York City, 51 Chambers Street, Room 228, New York, NY 10007 ($15.00).
Publication Type: Guides - Non-Classroom
Education Level: N/A
Authoring Institution: Council on the Environment of New York City, NY.
Identifiers: New York (New York)