ERIC Number: ED087692
Record Type: Non-Journal
Publication Date: 1973
Reference Count: N/A
Project KARE. Annual Report 1972-73.
Hickey, Matthew M.
The annual report of Project Kare (Knowledgeable Action to Restore our Environment) reviews the accomplishments of project management, programs, and services, as well as evaluation proceedings and supportive information for 1972-1973. The purpose of Project Kare is to strengthen environmental education in five intermediate units in Pennsylvania, involving teachers and students in grades K-12 in 69 public schools and over 300 non-public schools. The objectives of the project are to encourage local schools to teach, experience, and learn urban-suburban cooperation in environmental problem solving; to utilize learning approaches which are action oriented and interdisciplinary; and to foster community participation in environmental education. The three basic activities sponsored by the Project and reviewed in the report are the following: 1) Local Action Programs, interdisciplinary activities dealing with specific environmental problems incorporated into the ongoing curricula of sponsoring schools; 2) Environmental Studies Consultant Services (ESCE), providing project staff to perform site-analysis, inservice training, and curriculum design to requesting schools; and 3) the Environmental Education Resource Center (EERC), providing students, teachers, and community with information, research findings, and curriculum materials. Appendices offer further data on the project activities which are summarized in an interim evaluation report. (KSM)
Descriptors: Annual Reports, Community Involvement, Consultation Programs, Elementary Education, Environmental Education, Experiential Learning, Interdisciplinary Approach, Learning Activities, Program Evaluation, Projects, Resource Materials, School Community Relationship, Secondary Education, Staff Development
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Education Level: N/A
Sponsor: Bureau of Elementary and Secondary Education (DHEW/OE), Washington, DC.
Authoring Institution: Project KARE, Blue Bell, PA.
Identifiers - Laws, Policies, & Programs: Elementary and Secondary Education Act Title III