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Gonzalez-Gaudiano, Edgar – Environmental Education Research, 2007
This article develops an historical and contemporary Latin-American perspective on the issues raised by Stevenson's 1987 article, "Schooling and Environmental Education: Contradictions in Purpose and Practice". It shows that since its inception as a pedagogical field in the 1970s, environmental education has faced many challenges and…
Descriptors: Foreign Countries, Educational Change, Sustainable Development, Environmental Education
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Summers, Mike; Corney, Graham; Childs, Ann – Environmental Education Research, 2003
Qualitatively studies issues that arise for teachers when planning and teaching sustainable development in primary classrooms. Identifies seven key issues and considers how the teaching seen in this study compares with conceptions of education for sustainable development found in the literature. An appendix contains the theoretical framework.…
Descriptors: Elementary Education, Environmental Education, Primary Education, Professional Development
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Barraza, Laura; Walford, Rex A. – Environmental Education Research, 2002
Analyzes what influences the environmental knowledge and perceptions of English and Mexican school children. Explores the extent to which culture and the school ethos with regard to the environment have an effect on the formation of environmental knowledge, perceptions, and attitudes in young children. Concludes that schools with strong…
Descriptors: Elementary Education, Environmental Education, Epistemology, Foreign Countries