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Childhood and Nature: Design Principles for Educators
Public discussions of global climate change and other threats to the planet are making children more aware of environmental issues. As increasing numbers of kids come to school wishing to takeExpand
Beyond Ecophobia: Reclaiming the Heart in Nature Education.
Place- and Community-Based Education in Schools
Preface Acknowledgements 1. Young Achievers Science and Mathematics Pilot School 2 Place- and Community-based Education: Definitions and Antecedents 3 Why Worry about the Local in the Era of NewExpand
Place-Based Education: Connecting Classrooms and Communities. Closing the Achievement Gap: The SEER Report.
As research today is often required to validate innovative aspects of education, David Sobel’s analysis of the SEER report makes quantitative sense of nature education and its ability to improveExpand
Mapmaking with Children: Sense-of-Place Education for the Elementary Years
When teachers lay the weight of the world's ecological problems on elementary students before they have fostered the kind of connectedness that underlies appropriate environmental education, theyExpand
Children's Special Places: Exploring the Role of Forts, Dens, and Bush Houses in Middle Childhood
From the ages of five to twelve, the middle years of childhood, young people explore their surroundings and find or construct private spaces. In these secret places, children develop and controlExpand
Nature Preschools and Forest Kindergartens: The Handbook for Outdoor Learning.
Nature Preschools and Forest Kindergartens is the latest from environmental education expert David Sobel. Joined by a variety of colleagues to share their experiences and steps for creating aExpand
Subjective Accounts of Reasons for Action*
ly in its universal form; but it does always have it actually before its eyes, and does use it as a norm of judgement’’ (Groundwork of the Metaphysics of Morals, trans. H. J. Paton [New York: HarperExpand