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Graffiti, Homelessness and Asthma: Facilitating Student-Powered Urban Environmental Education

By Shamu Fenyvesi Sadeh Portland State University, Center for Learning and Teaching West (NSF) If students were asked to define “environment” and “community” what would they come up with? What would it look like if students designed their own methods for investigating community environmental issues? What would it mean if the teacher encouraged students to […]

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Corporate Curriculum: Teaching the ‘Science of Death’

by John F. Borowski For more than a decade, writing for numerous newspapers, magazines and websites, I have attempted to cast a light on “industrial strength” science curriculum: “that curriculum of the corporation, by the corporation and for a corporation’s profits…shall indeed hasten the rate of destruction of the earth’s resources and indeed, people may […]

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Challenges Facing K-12 Environmental Education

by Louis A. Iozzi, Professor/Director Center for Science and Environmental Education Cook College, Rutgers University As I look at the world of K-12 education, I see far too many challenges to cover in this short presentation. Some have been with us for a very long time, while some are more recent, and few relate only […]

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