261 pages , Springer , 2016-08-23 The effectiveness of Education for Sustainable Development depends on the ability of schools and teachers to embrace pedagogies that reduce the gap between the rhetoric of education for the environment and the reality of classroom practices. This book responds to the need to better understand the nature of the relationships between agenc...[Read More]
339 pages , Peter Lang Pub Inc , 2004 This book aims at introducing readers to the different ways in which environmental education is viewed and perceived on an international basis. It is one of the outcomes of the First World Environmental Education Congress (FWEEC) held in Espinho, Portugal, on 20th-24th May, 2003. FWEEC gathered 282 participants from 38 countries, off...[Read More]
110 pages , Organization for Economic , 1995 Raising the environmental awareness of the population is a central element for developing a sustainable environment. This report is intended to highlight how schools, teachers, and students in Organisation for Economic Cooperation and Development (OECD) countries are attempting to meet the challenge of building a sustainable s...[Read More]
194 pages , Createspace Independent Publishing Platform , 2014-09-29 A peer-reviewed open-access electronic journal promoting early childhood environmental education for global readership and action, The International Journal of Early Childhood Environmental Education (IJECEE) publishes scholarly written works pertinent to the education of all young children (birth to ei...[Read More]
464 pages , Brill - Sense , 2019-06-27 The focus for this book is the Culture/Environment nexus. Volume one consists of studies submitted by researchers from all corners of the globe. Volume two consists of case studies submitted by a diversity practitioners. The intent was to augment and highlight diversity in our descriptions of environmental education research and pra...[Read More]
366 pages , Taylor & Francis , 2016-10-14 In the World Library of Educationalists, international scholars themselves compile career-long collections of what they judge to be their finest pieces—extracts from books, key articles, salient research findings, major theoretical and/practical contributions—so the world can read them in a single manageable volume. Readers t...[Read More]
284 pages , Routledge , 2016-04-14 The core assumption of this book is the interconnectedness of humans and nature, and that the future of the planet depends on humans’ recognition and care for this interconnectedness. This comprehensive resource supports the work of pre-service and practicing elementary teachers as they teach their students to be part of the world as ...[Read More]
? 2020 Shambhala Publications2020-03-28T07:00:00ZUSA Stephanie Kaza's heartfelt meditations on the singular presence of trees have helped thousands of listeners feel a sense of spiritual connection to our ancient relatives.
Through her attentive, loving encounters with trees, Kaza asks vital questions about what it means to reinhabit place, live simply, ...[Read More]
2019-10-07T07:00:00Z Istanbul, founded under the name of Byzantion on the Sarayburnu promontory around 660 BC, the city grew in size and influence, becoming one of the most important cities in history.
After its reestablishment as Constantinople in 330 AD, it served as an imperial capital for almost 16 centuries, during the Roman/Byzantine (330-120...[Read More]
2019-10-17T07:00:00Z St. Augustine was founded on September 8, 1565, by Spanish admiral Pedro Men?ndez de Avil?s, Florida's first governor.
He named the settlement "San Agust?n", as his ships bearing settlers, troops, and supplies from Spain had first sighted land in Florida eleven days earlier on August 28, the feast day of St. Augustine.
2009-03-17T07:00:00Z "There is no one quite like Barbara Kingsolver in contemporary literature," raves the Washington Post Book World, and it is right. She has been nominated three times for the ABBY award, and her critically acclaimed writings consistently enjoy spectacular commercial success as they entertain and touch her legions of loyal fans. In High Tide in Tucson, she retu...[Read More]
1996-09-01T07:00:00Z Landscape ecology has emerged in the past decade as an important and useful tool for land-use planners and landscape architects. While professionals and scholars have begun to incorporate aspects of this new field into their work, there remains a need for a summary of key principles and how they might be applied in design and planning.This volume fills that need. It...[Read More]