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Stanger, Nicholas R. G.; Engelfried, Nick; Clement, Sarah; Kunz, Ash; Grasso, Rachael; Brine, E. Smokey – Canadian Journal of Environmental Education, 2020
The Earth Charter has become a dated guiding document for the field of environmental education. When the document debuted in 2000 as the global "framework to guide the transition to a sustainable future" (Earth Charter Initiative, n.d.-a, para. 2), the writers promoted it as a solution to environmental problems that incorporated voices…
Descriptors: Environmental Education, Sustainability, Sustainable Development, Ecology
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Martin, Timothy – Canadian Journal of Environmental Education, 2020
The following is based on a qualitative study conducted with two not-for-profit organizations based in Hamilton, Ontario: A Rocha and Good Shepherd Centres. Guided by grounded theory and participatory action research (PAR) methodologies, my research examined Operation Wild, A Rocha's environmental education (EE) program for adults with…
Descriptors: Environmental Education, Ecology, Nonprofit Organizations, Foreign Countries
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Witteman, Cassandra – Canadian Journal of Environmental Education, 2020
The body is the precondition of any meaning-laden space of learning. As we are located in environments frothing with life, we engage in meaning making through and with the senses of the body, engaging in the creation of scaffoldings of symbolic, rhizomatic understandings by which we navigate our worlds. Thus, I argue that our embodied subjective…
Descriptors: Teaching Methods, Environmental Education, Poetry, Educational Philosophy
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Léger, Michel T.; Martin, Shawn – Canadian Journal of Environmental Education, 2020
Living sustainably is not easy for urban families. This mixed method collective case study looks to explore the development of habitual ecological action in families living in an urban setting, a context of socio-ecological transformation rarely examined in social science and environmental education. Given the ever-increasing popularity of social…
Descriptors: Social Media, Sustainable Development, Urban Culture, Urban Population
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Bardecki, Michal J.; McCarthy, Lynda H. – Canadian Journal of Environmental Education, 2020
The 2007 Bondar Report, "Shaping Our Schools, Shaping Our Future," generated a vision for environmental curricula in Ontario. It has been the basis for the mandated framework introduced in 2009 by the Ministry of Education for environmental education (EE) in all Ontario schools. Based on our research and personal reflections, this paper…
Descriptors: Foreign Countries, Environmental Education, Curriculum Development, Teaching Methods
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Macintyre, Thomas; Chaves, Martha – Canadian Journal of Environmental Education, 2017
This paper explores the complex relationship between environmental education and researcher activism from the perspective of transgressive learning. With increasing interest within academia for more radical learning-based transformations for confronting sustainability challenges, come calls for more instrumental warrior stances in methodologies…
Descriptors: Environmental Education, Researchers, Activism, Empathy
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Campigotto, Rachelle; Barrett, Sarah E. – Canadian Journal of Environmental Education, 2017
Ontario, Canada mandates integrating environmental education (EE) into all subject areas from K-12, but pre-service teachers receive little to no instruction on how to do so. This study focusses on the experiences of 13 pre-service students who demonstrated their passion for EE through their own activism and volunteerism. Findings include the…
Descriptors: Foreign Countries, Environmental Education, Preservice Teacher Education, Elementary Secondary Education
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Williams, Lewis; Claxton, Nick – Canadian Journal of Environmental Education, 2017
In the face of declining human-ecological systems, as well as intercultural and interspecies trauma, we are currently witnessing a renaissance of activist-orientated environmental education. In Canada, this work is increasingly viewed as part of a broader healing response of "DEEP" reconciliation work between Indigenous and…
Descriptors: Environmental Education, Foreign Countries, Indigenous Populations, Epistemology
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Mnyusiwalla, Laila; Bardecki, Michal – Canadian Journal of Environmental Education, 2017
This study reviews the Ontario secondary school curriculum in light of recommendations made by the 2007 Bondar Report, "Shaping Our Schools, Shaping Our Future." It analyzes curriculum expectations and enrollment data for the purpose of reporting upon and providing recommendations for place-based environmental education. The extent and…
Descriptors: Foreign Countries, Place Based Education, Environmental Education, Secondary School Curriculum
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Hurren, Wanda – Canadian Journal of Environmental Education, 2017
The place of activism in environmental education is an ongoing conversation among educators. In this article I highlight an area that has received minimal attention within that conversation: aesthetics and activism. While activism can be enacted at the personal and public levels, I focus on the personal level of activism as I discuss links between…
Descriptors: Activism, Aesthetics, Environmental Education, Poetry
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Steele, Astrid; Scott, Jeff – Canadian Journal of Environmental Education, 2016
Based on a three-year research project in which outdoor and environmental education were embedded in classroom curricula, this paper considers learning story pedagogy and accompanying emotional elements often found in narratives. We draw on neuroscience research findings that support the importance of emotion in focusing attention and supporting…
Descriptors: Outdoor Education, Environmental Education, College School Cooperation, Partnerships in Education
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Green, Carrie – Canadian Journal of Environmental Education, 2016
Nature-play inspires a sense of awe and wonder in young children, however, the uncertainty of elements in nature can also bring about fear and anxiety. Using sensory tours as a data collection method, this qualitative study explores the emotions of a four-year-old during his exploration of an imaginary "monster castle" in the forest, and…
Descriptors: Natural Resources, Young Children, Fear, Anxiety
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Kelsey, Elin – Canadian Journal of Environmental Education, 2016
Environmental educators recognize the importance of empowering children and adults, yet environmental education operates within a grand narrative of environmental gloom and doom. Growing evidence exists that children feel hopeless about the future of the planet. Given relationships between hope and agency, the question arises of how to propagate…
Descriptors: Environmental Education, Psychological Patterns, Emotional Response, Social Media
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Korteweg, Lisa; Root, Emily – Canadian Journal of Environmental Education, 2016
Escalating environmental controversies are placing Indigenous peoples and First Nation communities at the front lines of protests, opposing unjust government policies and corporate actions. Yet, many environmental educators are not actively engaged or affectively learning about Indigenous Land struggles against Canada's colonial oppressions.…
Descriptors: Foreign Countries, Indigenous Populations, Canada Natives, Environmental Education
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Stanger, Nicholas Richard Graeme – Canadian Journal of Environmental Education, 2016
This paper considers a person's endogenous and emotional relationships to outdoor childhood or adolescent (trans)formative places. By revisiting the (trans)formative places of four citizens and filming the experiences, I gained an understanding of how these places engage emotional learning. The emotional data were explored through phenomenology…
Descriptors: Emotional Response, Children, Adolescents, Phenomenology
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