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Empowering Female Voices

Brave with Braids Empowering young female voices By Jennifer Allen uthor Chimamanda Ngozi Adichie’s words have been echoing in my head recently; “We teach girls to shrink themselves, to make themselves smaller, we say to girls, ‘You can have ambition, but not too much.’ ‘You should aim to be successful, but not too successful, otherwise […]

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Empathy and Environmental Education

The Compassionate Educator: Empathy and Environmental Education Tom Stonehocker common challenge in environmental education is working with students who feel disconnected from their environment. This disconnection not only impedes a student’s ability to understand how natural systems function, it also affects how they value the natural world. This is caused not necessarily from lack of […]

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Reframing Sustainability

Reframing Sustainability Peter Denton, Ph.D. Keynote Address – EECOM Conference 2016, International Peace Gardens peaking here today is kind of like preaching to the choir. It is great to have a friendly crowd who does not think a polar icecap is the name of some new cold drink at Tim Horton’s or need to be […]

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Environmental Handprints

  Environmental Educators Create Handprints   by Jon Biemer he Handprint is a paradigm whose time has come. The Handprint motivates by focusing on the positive ways to think about sustainability and follow through with appropriate action. Over the past decade, the Handprint emerged independently in several places. India’s Center for Environmental Education (CEE) adopted […]

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