ERIC Number: ED401136
Record Type: RIE
Publication Date: 1993
Linking Your Y with the World: An Instructor's Guide for Global Environment and Development Education.
Haskin, Kathleen M.
This curriculum guide is an attempt to tackle difficult environmental issues through familiar and realistic outdoor teaching formulas. It presents activities that combine experience-based techniques with complex global issues and involves a step-by-step process that an instructor may walk through in order to find the location in their curriculum into which they may incorporate these unique teachable moments. Section One, Cultural Awareness, contains a variety of activities that encourage students to explore some of the customs, histories, economies, governments, literature, and games of people around the world. Section Two, Development Education, includes a variety of activities that encourage students to explore some of the topics and issues involved in the development of countries and the environmental, human, economic, and technological dimensions of growing societies around the world. Contains a list of resources. (JRH)
Descriptors: Civil Liberties, Conservation (Environment), Cultural Awareness, Economics, Elementary Secondary Education, Environmental Education, Global Approach, History, Interdisciplinary Approach, Literature, Outdoor Education, Sustainable Development, Technology
The Frost Valley YMCA, 2000 Frost Valley Road, Claryville, NY 12725-9600.
Publication Type: Guides - Classroom - Teacher
Education Level: N/A
Sponsor: Agency for International Development (IDCA), Washington, DC.
Authoring Institution: Frost Valley YMCA, Claryville, NY.
Note: Preface by John Haskin; illustrated by Leigh Draper and Christine Peckham. Printed on colored paper.