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ERIC Number: EJ884885
Record Type: Journal
Publication Date: 2006
Pages: 12
Abstractor: As Provided
Reference Count: 11
ISBN: N/A
ISSN: ISSN-1533-015X
Early Childhood Environmental Education: A Hong Kong Example
Lee, John Chi-Kin; Ma, William Hing Tong
Applied Environmental Education and Communication, v5 n2 p83-94 2006
This article describes a university-kindergarten partnership project with teachers in four kindergartens to participate in four three-hour workshops and then to develop their own school-based environmental programs. The four teaching themes of the programs were Animals, Plants, Food and Green Angels. In each kindergarten, a core group of staff was established to oversee the design, implementation and evaluation of the school-based curriculum. After the programs were completed, questionnaire surveys and interviews were undertaken to collect feedback and opinions from teachers and parents on the school-based programs and the perceived changes in environmental attitudes and behaviors of their children. The article concludes with possible suggestions to different stakeholders--government and community, the school and the parent--to enhance the development of early-childhood environmental education in kindergarten. (Contains 2 tables and 2 figures.)
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Publication Type: Journal Articles; Reports - Research
Education Level: Early Childhood Education; Kindergarten
Audience: N/A
Language: English
Sponsor: N/A
Authoring Institution: N/A
Identifiers - Location: Hong Kong