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Sustainability in Higher Education

Infusing Sustainability in Teacher Education in Washington: The Education for Sustainability STEM Outcomes Project   Universities and colleges across Washington State recently received funding from the National Science Foundation to collaborate on the improvement of Science, Technology, Engineering, and Math (STEM)teacher-preparation programs and to increase the recruitment of diverse STEM students into teaching careers. To […]

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STEM Learning: Quatama School/Oregon Zoo

by Alison Heimowitz   Every fall students in Sharon Angal’s third-grade classroom at Quatama Elementary, a STEAM (Science, Technology, Engineering, Arts and Mathematics) school in the Hillsboro School District, wait patiently for the arrival of the “salmon lady.” “She’s here, she’s here!” is heard echoing down the hallway. Older students who have already experienced raising […]

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EE Research

Building Citizenship Skills: Developing Locally Relevant Sustainability Education Curricula The Research:  Ireland, J. J. T., & Monroe, M. C. (2015). Should we use wood for energy? An education for sustainable development case study. Applied Environmental Education & Communication, 14(2), 82–89. Sustainability issues, such as energy sourcing and consumption, are complex and can be controversial to […]

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The Confluence Project (Idaho)

from the Fall 2016 Issue of CLEARING Integrating Watershed Science in High School Classrooms: The Confluence Project Approach by Audrey Squires, Jyoti Jennewein, and Mary Engels, with Dr. Brant Miller and Dr. Karla Eitel, University of Idaho It’s not just because I personally love snow and skiing and snowshoeing and all that. It’s not just […]

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