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Häggström, Margaretha – Journal of Environmental Education, 2022
This article presents a six-week long action research study in two primary school classes, with the aim of exploring how a Storyline approach can facilitate learning and acting on sustainability issues, and how this approach might enhance pupils' agency. This study is underpinned by and analyzed through theories of relational pedagogy, in which…
Descriptors: Personal Autonomy, Sustainable Development, Environmental Education, Teaching Methods
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Stapleton, Sarah Riggs; Lynch, Kathryn – Journal of Environmental Education, 2021
We join scholars who criticize the Western separation of humans and the more-than-human (MtH) and believe that an emphasis on the MtH within students' local community is supported by repeated exposure. We take an ethnographic approach to study a collaborative program between a university, a local nonprofit, and a US public elementary school that…
Descriptors: Motion, Scaffolding (Teaching Technique), Ethnography, Elementary School Students
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Collins, Courtney; Corkery, Ilse; McKeown, Sean; McSweeney, Lynda; Flannery, Kevin; Kennedy, Declan; O'Riordan, Ruth – Journal of Environmental Education, 2020
Children comprise many of the visitors to zoos every year, yet few studies have explored the impact of a zoo visit on children's learning. This study employed a repeated measure design using data gathered from 500 questionnaires to investigate students' knowledge, attitude, and behavior before and after visiting a zoo or aquarium in Ireland. A…
Descriptors: Recreational Facilities, Student Attitudes, Knowledge Level, Student Behavior