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Cooper, R. Douglas; Smith, Bradley F. – Environmental Education and Information, 1989
As North America increasingly becomes an urban society, questions surface as to the role and direction of environmental education programs. Such programs may hold potential in abating some of the problems inherent with contemporary inner city youth. Several successful on-going programs are reviewed. (Author/CW)
Descriptors: Conservation (Environment), Elementary School Science, Elementary Secondary Education, Environmental Education
More, Arthur J.; And Others – 1983
Brief descriptions of 92 Indian education projects in British Columbia K-12 schools (provincial, federal, private, and parochial) are based on survey responses. The preschool, elementary, secondary, adult basic education, and home coordinating programs for Indian students concentrate on such special areas as language and/or academic skills…
Descriptors: Administrator Guides, American Indian Culture, American Indian Education, American Indian Languages
Connect, 1984
The United Nations General Assembly decided in 1979 to make 1985 International Youth Year (IYY). Several of the central themes of this year (participation, development, and peace) are directly concerned with education and action relative to an improved, sustainable environment, both natural and built. This issue of the Unesco-UNEP (United Nations…
Descriptors: Elementary Secondary Education, Environmental Education, Global Approach, Higher Education
Hensel, Karen A. – Outdoor Communicator, 1982
Describes the New York Aquarium's program specifically designed for family learning and teaching. The program's goal is to create an environment where child-parent roles are dropped and where the philosophy that no one of us is as smart as all of us prevails. Strategies for family involvement are outlined. (MH)
Descriptors: Dining Facilities, Family Attitudes, Family Involvement, Family Programs
Population Education in Asia and the Pacific Newsletter, 1985
Discusses population education programs in China, India, Indonesia, Maldives, Nepal, Pakistan, Philippines, Sri Lanka, and Vietnam. Sri Lanka is developing audio-visual materials and integrating population education into secondary science and social studies curricula. Nepal is transmitting nonformal population education messages to adults through…
Descriptors: Curriculum Development, Elementary Secondary Education, Foreign Countries, Material Development
Zeitlyn, Jonathan – Bulletin of Environmental Education, 1985
The Fleet Community Education Center is a working example of successful nonformal local community education. A description of the center and its facilities is provided. (ML)
Descriptors: Community Education, Environmental Education, Nonformal Education, Program Descriptions