Developing outdoor classrooms at local ski hills to develop minds and bodies
Posts from the ‘Ideas’ Category
After a number of educators shared their videos of innovative learning strategies with us, we posted our first set for anyone to freely view.
You will find within them practical ideas such as using GoogleEarth for an invasive plant survey, or of schools that take students on weekly field trips to enhance their personal development and sustainability more generally. Learn how to prepare waste free lunches and to build comfy bug houses.
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While most environmental teaching focuses on actions required to solve environmental problems, it does little to challenge the underlying attitudes and assumptions which led to these problems in the first place. Stephen K. Goobie encourages educators to tackle not only our ecological footprints, but also our ecological “thoughtprints”.