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For Environmental Educators: Notes On Environmental Education Teaching Methods

For Environmental Educators: Notes On Environmental Education Teaching Methods

With this blog posting, I am sharing my collection of notes on  environmental education teaching methods which are contained in my new book, “Empowering Stewards of Nature – Lessons From The Web of Life“. This book will be made available at no cost on this web site.   *********************************************************************************************************************** “We cannot change the world by...

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Are Environmental Conservation Strategies Misguided or On Target?

Are Environmental Conservation Strategies Misguided or On Target?

  Some of the essays that are presented in this blog site communicate a deep concern over the negative impact of human beings on Nature. The information sources that support these essays predict the destruction of the human race within the next 50 years unless humanity is able to make a significant change in the relationship between human beings and Nature. This point of view is presented by many experts and is well documented in great...

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Environmental Educators Are Very Important People

Environmental Educators Are Very Important People

  Environmental educators are some of the most important people on our planet. I can take it a step further by confidently stating that environmental educators may be that one group of humans who can save humanity from total destruction in the next 50 years. [ http://www.earth-policy.org/images/uploads/book_files/pb4book.pdf   ] Those of you who are environmental educators  have the power to advance your legacy with a sense of caring for...

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An Open Letter To Environmental Educators

An Open Letter To Environmental Educators

As environmental educators, we have one of the most important jobs in current history. The purpose of our profession is to build a legacy of future generations that will result in a new consciousness for Nature that has been lost by recent generations. Through our efforts, the current destructive trend of apathy toward Nature, human over-consumption, and over-population has the potential of being reversed before it is too late. It is our...

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For Environmental Educators : Teach The Children

For Environmental Educators : Teach The Children

I am privileged to mentor a group of incredible high school seniors in a program in Guaymas, Sonora, Mexico. This English language Socratic seminar-style program, called “Journey”, helps build critical thinking skills in the English language, prepares the students for their new university/college experience, and provides an environment where each student tries to define a pathway for his or her life. There are 20 students in...

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For Environmental Educators – Are You Only Preaching To The Choir?

For Environmental Educators – Are You Only Preaching To The Choir?

Almost every time I begin preparing an essay for my blog site I ask myself two questions:   “Are you simply preaching to the choir?” OR “Does your writing effort make an impact somewhere?”. Google Analytics tells me that people are reading my material about 4,000 times every 30 days. And, I have over 11,000 followers on Twitter. But, do my words actually cause some sort of positive action or are people simply...

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