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The Value of Creative Teaching – Art and Environmental Education

The Value of Creative Teaching Place-based environmental education through the lens of art and creative writing   by Tess Malijenovsky lace-based environmental education is taking front seat inside and outside classrooms across the country in part to prepare future generations for the environmental challenges they’ll face ahead. That is, climate change, natural resource competition, ocean […]

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Wild Words: A guide to integrating creative writing into field-based education

Wild Words: A guide to integrating creative writing into field-based education by Becca Deysach “I’ve always wanted to write but never gave myself permission.” This sentiment is the one I have heard most frequently since I began teaching creative writing several years ago.  I’ve heard it from my college students, patients at a mental health […]

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EE and Language Arts: The Hunger Games and the Nature of Rebellion

The Hunger Games and the Nature of Rebellion By Natalie Gillis In my nature explorations, I’ve always been fascinated not just with identifying the species I encounter, but with digging deeper and learning their backstories. There are many stories behind the plants and animals that fill our landscapes. Sometimes they’re hidden in history, myths and […]

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Greening the Language Arts

Considering Sustainability Outside of the Science Classroom by Lauren G. McClanahan Western Washington University Humanity is exalted not because we are so far above other living creatures, but because knowing them well elevates the very concept of life. —E.O. Wilson Given the titles most often studied in secondary literature classes, one could infer that critical […]

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Phenology Wheels: Earth Observation Where You Live

Phenology Wheels: Earth Observation Where You Live By Anne Forbes, Partners in Place, LLC This article originally appeared in Earthzine – http://earthzine.org/ . . aking a habit of Earth observation where you live is a fun and fundamental way to practice Earth stewardship. It is often our own observations close to home that keep us […]

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