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EE Research: Place-based Learning

Place-based learning connects experience, outdoors, and sustainability from EE Research Bulletin Nicole Ardoin, Editor As the focus on promoting sustainability through environmental education has increased, so has the scrutiny on outdoor education programs, which may not always lead to increased sustainable behaviors. In fact, this paper’s author suggests that some outdoor education programs may have […]

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A While in the Wild: Educating for Environmental Empathy

A While in the Wild: Educating for Environmental Empathy Experiences in wild nature, the leadership of a significant adult, and the educational support of the classroom offer powerful tools in shaping students toward lifelong leadership in environmental stewardship.   by Fay Mascher M.Ed., Cayley School Jonas Cox Ph.D., Gonzaga University Charles Salina Ph.D., Gonzaga University […]

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Ear to the Ground – Ryan Monger, Sultan High School

An Interview with Ryan Monger Winner of 2015 EPA Presidential Award for Innovation in Environmental Education   Ryan Monger, Sultan High School Sultan, Washington Ryan Monger, an environmental education teacher of students in grades 9 through 12 at Sultan High School in Sultan, Washington, uses this small, rural community as an outdoor classroom to encourage […]

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Place-based Learning: Community Mapping

Engaging Students With/in Place through Community Mapping By Susan Jagger University of Toronto This article was reprinted from Pathways – The Ontario Journal of Outdoor Education, Volume 26, Issue 3 ommunity mapping brings together local people as they celebrate local geography, ecosystems, and stories of place through created representations of their communities (Lydon, 2003; Perkins, […]

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Combining the Strengths of Adventure Learning and Place Based Education

Combining the Strengths of Adventure Learning and Place-based Education How re-conceptualizing the role of technology in place-based education enhances place responsive pedagogies through technology. by R. Justin Hougham, Karla C. Bradley Eitel and Brant G. Miller University of Idaho Technology in Place-based Environmental Education In the 21st century, students need to be able to communicate […]

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