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Now recognized globally as an important and urgent educational focus, here is a framework and 6 activities to enable you to educate for disaster risk reduction
By David Selby and Fumiyo Kagawa
Read the full article from Green Teacher's Summer 2013 issue.
Contemporary education ignores the future but sustainability education requires it. Here’s a compelling rationale and some activities that will help young people think more critically and creatively about the future.
AN EXCERPT FROM GREEN TEACHER'S SPRING 2013 ISSUE.
Schools in Worcestershire county, England have been some of the most successful in the world in integrating climate change education into their curriculum. They used a Learning for Sustainability framework, which emphasizes a combination of outdoor learning, critical thinking, and creative responses.
An engaging, awareness-raising activity for grades 4-10 in which students learn about the positive and negative impacts on climate change of various things and places on school campuses and at nature centres and other sites. Young people are given the opportunity to think of ways of using or doing these things differently to reduce their environmental impact.
Originally appears in the Fall 2011 issue
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