348 pages , National Academies Press , 2009-05-27 Informal science is a burgeoning field that operates across a broad range of venues and envisages learning outcomes for individuals, schools, families, and society. The evidence base that describes informal science, its promise, and effects is informed by a range of disciplines and perspectives, including field-based rese...[Read More]
206 pages , Teachers College Press , 2000-09-29 In this essay collection, scholars in the area of early literacy provide concrete strategies for achieving excellence in literacy instruction. The collection presents current, research-based information on the advances and refinements in the area of emerging literacy and the early stages of formal instruction in reading and...[Read More]
158 pages , 2001 The goal of environmental education is to increase individuals' ecological knowledge, awareness of associated environmental problems, and motivation to evaluate and implement solutions. This project combined the concepts of environmental education with community service learning to create a new method of curriculum integration: environmental community service le...[Read More]
124 pages , 2006 The purpose of the research done in this study was to collect techniques, methods and advice from environmental education professionals and create a concise summary of the results. The study showed the importance of using constructivist techniques in environmental education, essential to be successful in teaching in the outdoors.