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Tannock, Stuart – Environmental Education Research, 2020
Fossil fuel corporations play a significant role in promoting their interests in schools and other educational institutions, a practice that has recently been labelled as 'petro-pedagogy.' But this role goes beyond the production of the pro-petroleum and anti-science corporate propaganda that tends to attract the most critical attention. In this…
Descriptors: Fuels, Climate, Corporations, Elementary Secondary Education
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Zummo, Lynne; Gargroetzi, Emma; Garcia, Antero – Environmental Education Research, 2020
A complex issue at the intersection of science, emotion, and politics, climate change is on the minds of young people across the globe, as evidenced through worldwide climate strikes. This manuscript presents an analysis of letters written by 350 young people across the US during the 2016 Presidential election season. These letters, submitted…
Descriptors: Climate, Change, Political Issues, Youth
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Hunter, Roberta Howard; Jordan, Rebecca C. – Environmental Education Research, 2020
Environmental educators in both formal and informal settings work to develop students' environmental literacy, with the goal of developing adult citizens who care about the environment and are knowledgeable and prepared to engage in behaviours to address environmental issues. Yet little attention has been paid to educator environmental literacy.…
Descriptors: Self Efficacy, Identification (Psychology), Environmental Education, Multiple Literacies
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Singer-Brodowski, Mandy; Brock, Antje; Etzkorn, Nadine; Otte, Insa – Environmental Education Research, 2019
In Germany, the implementation of the UNESCO Global Action Programme (GAP) on Education for sustainable development (ESD) 2015-2019 aims to implement ESD more profoundly within the structures of Germany's educational system. In this context, a national monitoring has been set up in order to analyze the extent and quality of ESD implementation in…
Descriptors: Foreign Countries, Environmental Education, Sustainable Development, Early Childhood Education
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Sezen-Barrie, Asli; Shea, Nicole; Borman, Jenna Hope – Environmental Education Research, 2019
This study focuses on the nature of teachers' arguments for and rebuttals to 10 denial theories about anthropogenic climate change that are most commonly encountered in the media and public debates. Through a semi-structured survey, the study collected data from 24 participants who are K-12 teachers in Maryland and Delaware. The deductive coding…
Descriptors: Science Teachers, Persuasive Discourse, Climate, Dissent
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Monroe, Martha C.; Plate, Richard R.; Oxarart, Annie; Bowers, Alison; Chaves, Willandia A. – Environmental Education Research, 2019
Increased interest in climate change education and the growing recognition of the challenges inherent to addressing this issue create an opportunity to conduct a systematic review to understand what research can contribute to our ideas about effective climate change education. An academic database, EBSCO"host," was used to identify 959…
Descriptors: Climate, Environmental Education, Instructional Effectiveness, Intervention
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Jørgensen, Nanna Jordt; Madsen, Katrine Dahl; Laessøe, Jeppe – Environmental Education Research, 2018
This article explores how waste materials and waste practices figure in education, pointing to educational potentials of waste which have hitherto received little consideration in environmental and sustainability education practice and research. Building on empirical research on waste education in Danish schools and preschools, we discuss how an…
Descriptors: Wastes, Environmental Education, Sustainability, Educational Practices
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Malberg Dyg, Pernille; Wistoft, Karen – Environmental Education Research, 2018
The article explores the role of the outdoor environment in the Gardens for Bellies Danish school garden program in relation to student wellbeing. It is based on exploratory multiple case study research. The study indicates that the school garden program promotes students' wellbeing through their positive emotions about being outside in the…
Descriptors: Foreign Countries, Well Being, Gardening, Environmental Education
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Hufnagel, Elizabeth; Kelly, Gregory J.; Henderson, Joseph A. – Environmental Education Research, 2018
The purpose of this paper is to describe how the environment and environmental issues are conceptualized and positioned in the Next Generation Science Standards (NGSS) to examine underlying assumptions about the environment. The NGSS are a recent set of science standards in the USA, organized and led by Achieve Inc., that propose science education…
Descriptors: Academic Standards, Science Education, Environmental Influences, Discourse Analysis
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Gress, Douglas R.; Shin, Jungyeop – Environmental Education Research, 2017
While understanding green energy development and what drives it are important, there is increasing consensus that sustainability transitions concerning usage need to be viewed in terms of the place specific contexts, including education, that critically mold them. In order to "support" sustainability transitions, information and…
Descriptors: Energy Conservation, Elementary Secondary Education, Foreign Countries, Geography
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Ashmann, Scott; Franzen, Rebecca L. – Environmental Education Research, 2017
There is an urgent need for primary and secondary students to develop awareness, knowledge, attitudes, and an environmental ethic necessary to undertake environmental issues and problems. The need to adequately prepare teachers to teach about the environment, and the challenges the field of environmental education (EE) faces lead us to the…
Descriptors: Preservice Teachers, Preservice Teacher Education, Environmental Education, Case Studies
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Ideland, Malin; Malmberg, Claes – Environmental Education Research, 2015
This article analyses how "eco-certified children" are constructed as desirable subjects in teaching materials addressing education for sustainable development. We are interested in how discourses structure this cherished practice and how this practice has become "natural" and obvious for us. A discourse analysis is carried out…
Descriptors: Sustainable Development, Environmental Education, Childrens Literature, Textbooks
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Birdsall, Sally – Environmental Education Research, 2015
In order to teach about sustainability, teachers need to be able to translate their personal understanding of this concept into their pedagogy in ways that make it accessible to their learners. This translation process is known as pedagogical content knowledge (PCK). This study investigated the way that two teachers translated their understanding…
Descriptors: Foreign Countries, Sustainability, Pedagogical Content Knowledge, Case Studies
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Calderon, Dolores – Environmental Education Research, 2014
This article examines the ways in which settler colonialism shapes place in the social studies curriculum, producing understandings of land and citizenship in educational settings. To do this, the author uses the emergent framework of land education to move forward the important projects of place-based education, especially its potential for…
Descriptors: Environmental Education, Land Settlement, Indigenous Populations, Place Based Education
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Tidball, Keith G.; Krasny, Marianne E.; Svendsen, Erika; Campbell, Lindsay; Helphand, Kenneth – Environmental Education Research, 2010
In this contribution, we propose and explore the following hypothesis: civic ecology practices, including urban community forestry, community gardening, and other self-organized forms of stewardship of green spaces in cities, are manifestations of how memories of the role of greening in healing can be instrumentalized through social learning to…
Descriptors: Feedback (Response), Socialization, School Community Relationship, Forestry
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