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Santone, Susan – Childhood Education, 2019
The field of teacher education is abuzz with a quest for innovation, with public and private stakeholders seeking ways to improve teacher efficacy, support equity, and address the countless challenges of education in the 21st century. Technology often dominates these conversations. From online learning to virtual reality, "innovation" is…
Descriptors: Foreign Countries, Preservice Teacher Education, Inservice Teacher Education, Place Based Education
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Lloveras, Fernando – Childhood Education, 2019
A valuable goal for transformation of education is to become a catalyst for developing individual and community values and fostering an ecological culture.
Descriptors: Environmental Education, Conservation (Environment), Ecology, Citizen Participation
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Stomfay-Stitz, Aline M.; Wheeler, Edyth – Childhood Education, 2008
Few issues have galvanized the attention of U.S. citizenry in the past year as have environmental concerns, especially climate change, global warming, and greenhouse gas emissions. Degradation to our fragile planet continues unchecked with only limited actions on a national level. Children who absorb these concerns through television, classroom…
Descriptors: Climate, Educational Resources, Environmental Education, Class Activities
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O'Brien, Leigh M. – Childhood Education, 2007
If global warming has an upside, it may be the development of an enhanced awareness of the environment and the dangers faced due to profligate and destructive habits. The ways in which most people live in the industrialized world separate those from the natural world and hence make it difficult for them to understand and care about the planet that…
Descriptors: Teaching Methods, Corporations, Energy, Climate