ERIC Number: ED439903
Record Type: Non-Journal
Publication Date: 1999
Reference Count: N/A
Models and Approaches for Environmental Education in Iowa, 1999.
Iowa State Dept. of Education, Des Moines.
This guide provides a variety of tools that can help educators, building staff, or school districts decide how to include environmental education in their curriculum. Chapter 1 identifies important environmental education concepts. Chapter 2 describes different general approaches and the advantages of each. Two models and the key components of some of the latest research in environmental education are presented in chapter 3. Information on the Iowa Concept Chart and the Pennsylvania Grade Level Concepts, which show how programs meet the standards, are discussed in chapter 4. Appendices include lists of: the Iowa Department of Education mission and goals; Governor conference priorities; Iowa resource agencies and organizations; Iowa commodity groups; National resource agencies and organizations; and an environmental education glossary of terms. (Contains 34 references.) (CCM)
Descriptors: Academic Standards, Elementary Secondary Education, Environmental Education, Models, Natural Resources, Science Education, Teaching Methods
Iowa Dept. of Education, Grimes State Office Building, Des Moines, IA 50319-0146. Tel: 515-281-5294; Fax: 515-242-5988; Web site: http://www.state.is.us/educate/.
Publication Type: Guides - Classroom - Teacher
Education Level: N/A
Audience: Administrators; Practitioners; Support Staff; Teachers
Authoring Institution: Iowa State Dept. of Education, Des Moines.
Identifiers - Location: Iowa