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Jackson, Aja – Childhood Education, 2018
To meet the challenges of the 21st century, education cannot be restricted to reading and writing. Innovations that support our students' development as leaders and responsible citizens and stewards of the environment are also needed.
Descriptors: Teaching Methods, Educational Innovation, Entomology, Elementary Secondary Education
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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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Peters, Richard – Childhood Education, 1994
Discusses the need for today's children to comprehend the character and complexity of the global community to become effective citizens of the twenty-first century. Suggests that an integrated curriculum of the natural and social sciences would help children acquire a social ethic that develops their awareness of the natural and social worlds…
Descriptors: Citizenship Education, Cultural Awareness, Ecology, Elementary Secondary Education