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Integrated Teaching

Integrated Teaching: The Student-Directed Investigation by Jillian Whitehill s educators, our goal is to increase the growth of each of our students, foster their passion for learning, and best prepare our students for the real world. While there are many different pedagogies aimed at achieving these goals, I would argue that one of the most […]

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Forest Schools

When Water Speaks: The Power of the Forest School Movement by Amanda Crawford issouri is a treasure trove of outdoor places and wild spaces dedicated to adventurers of all kinds. The natural brilliance of the Missouri landscape is no secret. And yet, unbeknownst to many, tucked away in the heart of West County, a forest […]

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Eco-Art: How to Flow Upstream

By Shimshon Obadia hirty-one degrees Celsius and the air is dry to the touch in downtown Kelowna, BC. I whip my bicycle down the shoulder of Pandosy Street where the bike lane would be until I hit K.L.O. Road where I connect to the actual bike lane embedded in the road with a glowing grass-green […]

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EE Research Applying a Permaculture Design Framework

APPLYING A PERMACULTURE DESIGN FRAMEWORK TO ENVIRONMENTAL EDUCATION TO CULTIVATE ENGAGED SCIENCE LEARNING From EE Research Bulletin THE RESEARCH Lebo, N. & Eames, C. (2015). Cultivating attitudes and trellising learning: A permaculture approach to science and sustainability education. Australian Journal of Environmental Education, 31(1), 46–59. Permaculture and environmental education both originated in the 1970s and, […]

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Place-based Education

The Time is Now for Place Based Education Schools are not just training grounds for children to learn content and job skills for twelve or more years before they are allowed back into broader society, ready to pursue their own individual enrichment. In the place-based education vision, schools and students become an integral part of […]

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