Share your story!

CLEARING is more than just a great place to find ideas and resources for environmental education. It is also a place to share your knowledge and experience with your fellow teachers. Consider submitting an article that tells your environmental education story. What did you do? How was it unique? What obstacles were overcome? How did your students benefit? Contact us for more information.


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Using Inquiry-Based Activities to Teach Science

Using Inquiry-Based Activities to Teach Science from EE Research Bulletin THE RESEARCH: Tan, A.-L. & Wong, H.-M (2012) ‘Didn’t get expected answer, rectify it’ — Teaching science content in an elementary science classroom using hands-on activities. International Journal of Science Education, 34(2), 197-222. A conflict inherent in teaching canonical science concepts in an inquiry-based framework […]

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EE Research Summary: Writing Stories Builds Scientific Literacy

Writing Stories Builds Scientific Literacy From Environmental Research Bulletin Nicole Ardoin and Jason Morris, Project Leaders THE RESEARCH: Ritchie, S. M., Tomas, L., & Tones, M. (2011). Writing stories to enhance scientific literacy. International Journal of Science Education, 33(5), 685–707. International studies have uncovered an unfortunate trend: students are becoming less interested in science. Especially at […]

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Share Your Standards to Integrate Your Teaching

Teaching Science: Share Your Standards to Integrate Your Teaching by Jim Martin CLEARING Associate Editor Let’s say you wish to incorporate an activity in the neighborhood of your school into a unit you are planning in science, and have been thinking about asking the math teacher if she would be interested in working with you. […]

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