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ERIC Clearinghouse on Reading, English, and Communication, Bloomington, IN. – 2001
This book, one of a series, focuses on science seen every day in homes and neighborhoods. The message of the series of books urges parents and children to spend time together, talk about stories, and learn together. The first part of each book presents stories appropriate for varying grade levels, both younger children and those in grades three…
Descriptors: Elementary Education, Parent Student Relationship, Reading Aloud to Others, Reading Habits
Congress of the U.S., Washington, DC. House Subcommittee on Select Education and Civil Rights. – 1994
This publication contains records of an oversight hearing on the National Environmental Education Act in which activities carried out under the Act since its signing were reviewed. The following witnesses addressed the hearing held on April 21, 1994: David B. Rockland, National Environmental Education and Training Foundation; Dr. Paul F. Nowak,…
Descriptors: Elementary Secondary Education, Environmental Education, Federal Legislation, Federal Programs
Braus, Judy – EEducator, 1999
Details the results of a survey on the most important instructional strategies that enhance learning and employ the vehicle of environmental education. Discusses constructivism, cooperative learning, and problem solving. (DDR)
Descriptors: Constructivism (Learning), Cooperative Learning, Educational Change, Elementary Secondary Education
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Heimlich, Joe E.; Braus, Judy; Olivolo, Betty; McKeown-Ice, Rosalyn; Barringer-Smith, Liz – Journal of Environmental Education, 2004
A national study of colleges and universities offering teacher-preparation programs was undertaken to ascertain how environmental education (EE) might be better incorporated into their curricula. Six questions guided the descriptive, explorative mail survery relating to satisfaction and fit into EE with current program offerings, what…
Descriptors: Course Content, Teacher Education Programs, Preservice Teachers, Environmental Education
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Braus, Judy – Bioscience, 1995
Discusses environmental education of the past 25 years, challenges to be faced in creating an environmentally literate citizenry, the links between science education and environmental education, and the World Wildlife Federation's new environmental education program. (MKR)
Descriptors: Elementary Secondary Education, Environmental Education, Higher Education, History
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Braus, Judy – Nature Study, 1993
Discusses Peace Corps involvement with environmental education (EE) since the 1960s. Peace Corp EE programs in schools, parks, youth centers, and zoos have been designed to increase issue awareness, build problem-solving skills, group cooperation, self-esteem, positive attitudes, and provide hope. (MCO)
Descriptors: Activities, Environmental Education, Foreign Countries, International Programs
Braus, Judy A.; Wood, David – 1998
This book is a manual that enables teachers to formulate an effective program of environmental education across multiple grade levels and cultural settings. A section provides tips for using the book, followed by nine chapters dealing with different aspects of developing and implementing an environmental education program. Chapter 1 presents a…
Descriptors: Curriculum Development, Educational Objectives, Elementary Secondary Education, Environmental Education
Archie, Michele; Mann, Lori, Ed.; Vymetal-Taylor, Mary; Alston, Caroline; Braus, Judy; Hayden, Matt; Hollums, Don; McKeown-Ice, Rosalyn; Paden, Mary; Paterson, Margaret; Raze, Robert; Weiser, Brenda; Lee, Peggy Soong Yap – North American Association for Environmental Education, 2005
Guidelines for the Preparation and Professional Development of Environmental Educators is a set of recommendations about the basic knowledge and abilities educators need to provide high-quality environmental education. The guidelines are designed to apply: (1) Within the context of pre-service teacher education programs and environmental education…
Descriptors: Preservice Teacher Education, Natural Resources, Guidelines, Education Courses
Pitman, Barb; Braus, Judy; Asato, Lani – 1998
This collection is designed to help educators find outstanding curricula, multimedia resources, and other educational materials that can enhance biodiversity teaching in a variety of settings. The curriculum materials were reviewed by teams comprised of classroom teachers, content experts, and environmental educators. The materials listed in this…
Descriptors: Biodiversity, Conservation Education, Curriculum Evaluation, Ecology
Braus, Judy; Champeau, Randy – 1994
The Windows on the Wild national environmental education program aims at increasing the environmental literacy of young people using biodiversity as an organizing theme and strengthening the links between schools and the nation's zoos, aquariums, nature centers, and other nonformal educational institutions. This report presents the findings of an…
Descriptors: Biodiversity, Elementary Secondary Education, Environmental Education, Informal Education
Braus, Judy, Ed. – NatureScope, 1989
Ranger Rick's NatureScope is a creative education series dedicated to inspiring in children an understanding and appreciation of the natural world while developing the skills they will need to make responsible decisions about the environment. Contents are organized into the following sections: (1) "What Makes an Insect an Insect?," including…
Descriptors: Animals, Art Activities, Biological Sciences, Elementary Education
Braus, Judy, Ed. – NatureScope, 1989
Ranger Rick's NatureScope is a creative education series dedicated to inspiring in children an understanding and appreciation of the natural world while developing the skills they will need to make responsible decisions about the environment. Contents are organized into the following sections: (1) "What Makes a Dinosaur a Dinosaur?," including…
Descriptors: Animals, Art Activities, Biological Sciences, Dinosaurs
Braus, Judy, Ed. – Nature Scope, 1992
Ranger Rick's Nature Scope is a creative education series dedicated to inspiring in children an understanding and appreciation of the natural world while developing the skills they will need to make responsible decisions about the environment. Contents are organized into the following sections: (1) "What Makes a Bird a Bird?," which provides…
Descriptors: Animals, Art Activities, Biological Sciences, Birds
Braus, Judy, Ed. – NatureScope, 1985
Ranger Rick's NatureScope is a creative education series dedicated to inspiring in children an understanding and appreciation of the natural world while developing the skills they will need to make responsible decisions about the environment. The topic of this issue is "Discovering Deserts." Contents are organized into the following sections: (1)…
Descriptors: Animals, Art Activities, Biological Sciences, Climate
Braus, Judy, Ed. – NatureScope, 1992
Ranger Rick's NatureScope is a creative education series dedicated to inspiring in children an understanding and appreciation of the natural world while developing the skills they will need to make responsible decisions about the environment. Contents are organized into the following sections: (1) "What Makes a Tree a Tree?," including information…
Descriptors: Animals, Art Activities, Biological Sciences, Elementary Education
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