Tag: environmental education
“How do I empower my students,” I wondered, “during our ecosystem unit with studies that are place-based?” I wanted students to fall in love with the plants and animals of our bioregion, not only with ecosystems halfway around the world.
In our Educator Highlights, we share ideas, celebrate change makers, and chat with educators who inspire us. This year, we’re celebrating Sama Wareh, a naturalist and program co-founder of the Art and Wilderness Institute based in Orange County, California. Sama Wareh nurtures an eco-conscious community of learners in Orange County and is the sixth educator
Here are three equity-centered workshops that we recommend, brought to you from NAAEE. Whether you are an interpreter, parent, guardian, student, researcher, STEM scientist, activist, outdoor educator—there is something here for everyone to expand upon.
“Environmental education is a community thing for me. I tell my students all the time, if you put litter on the ground, it’s more than just the litter now.”