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Sezen-Barrie, Asli; Shea, Nicole; Borman, Jenna Hope – Environmental Education Research, 2019
This study focuses on the nature of teachers' arguments for and rebuttals to 10 denial theories about anthropogenic climate change that are most commonly encountered in the media and public debates. Through a semi-structured survey, the study collected data from 24 participants who are K-12 teachers in Maryland and Delaware. The deductive coding…
Descriptors: Science Teachers, Persuasive Discourse, Climate, Dissent
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Monroe, Martha C.; Plate, Richard R.; Oxarart, Annie; Bowers, Alison; Chaves, Willandia A. – Environmental Education Research, 2019
Increased interest in climate change education and the growing recognition of the challenges inherent to addressing this issue create an opportunity to conduct a systematic review to understand what research can contribute to our ideas about effective climate change education. An academic database, EBSCO"host," was used to identify 959…
Descriptors: Climate, Environmental Education, Instructional Effectiveness, Intervention
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Singer-Brodowski, Mandy; Brock, Antje; Etzkorn, Nadine; Otte, Insa – Environmental Education Research, 2019
In Germany, the implementation of the UNESCO Global Action Programme (GAP) on Education for sustainable development (ESD) 2015-2019 aims to implement ESD more profoundly within the structures of Germany's educational system. In this context, a national monitoring has been set up in order to analyze the extent and quality of ESD implementation in…
Descriptors: Foreign Countries, Environmental Education, Sustainable Development, Early Childhood Education
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Jørgensen, Nanna Jordt; Madsen, Katrine Dahl; Laessøe, Jeppe – Environmental Education Research, 2018
This article explores how waste materials and waste practices figure in education, pointing to educational potentials of waste which have hitherto received little consideration in environmental and sustainability education practice and research. Building on empirical research on waste education in Danish schools and preschools, we discuss how an…
Descriptors: Wastes, Environmental Education, Sustainability, Educational Practices
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Malberg Dyg, Pernille; Wistoft, Karen – Environmental Education Research, 2018
The article explores the role of the outdoor environment in the Gardens for Bellies Danish school garden program in relation to student wellbeing. It is based on exploratory multiple case study research. The study indicates that the school garden program promotes students' wellbeing through their positive emotions about being outside in the…
Descriptors: Foreign Countries, Well Being, Gardening, Environmental Education
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Hufnagel, Elizabeth; Kelly, Gregory J.; Henderson, Joseph A. – Environmental Education Research, 2018
The purpose of this paper is to describe how the environment and environmental issues are conceptualized and positioned in the Next Generation Science Standards (NGSS) to examine underlying assumptions about the environment. The NGSS are a recent set of science standards in the USA, organized and led by Achieve Inc., that propose science education…
Descriptors: Academic Standards, Science Education, Environmental Influences, Discourse Analysis
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Gress, Douglas R.; Shin, Jungyeop – Environmental Education Research, 2017
While understanding green energy development and what drives it are important, there is increasing consensus that sustainability transitions concerning usage need to be viewed in terms of the place specific contexts, including education, that critically mold them. In order to "support" sustainability transitions, information and…
Descriptors: Energy Conservation, Elementary Secondary Education, Foreign Countries, Geography
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Ashmann, Scott; Franzen, Rebecca L. – Environmental Education Research, 2017
There is an urgent need for primary and secondary students to develop awareness, knowledge, attitudes, and an environmental ethic necessary to undertake environmental issues and problems. The need to adequately prepare teachers to teach about the environment, and the challenges the field of environmental education (EE) faces lead us to the…
Descriptors: Preservice Teachers, Preservice Teacher Education, Environmental Education, Case Studies
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Ideland, Malin; Malmberg, Claes – Environmental Education Research, 2015
This article analyses how "eco-certified children" are constructed as desirable subjects in teaching materials addressing education for sustainable development. We are interested in how discourses structure this cherished practice and how this practice has become "natural" and obvious for us. A discourse analysis is carried out…
Descriptors: Sustainable Development, Environmental Education, Childrens Literature, Textbooks
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Birdsall, Sally – Environmental Education Research, 2015
In order to teach about sustainability, teachers need to be able to translate their personal understanding of this concept into their pedagogy in ways that make it accessible to their learners. This translation process is known as pedagogical content knowledge (PCK). This study investigated the way that two teachers translated their understanding…
Descriptors: Foreign Countries, Sustainability, Pedagogical Content Knowledge, Case Studies
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Calderon, Dolores – Environmental Education Research, 2014
This article examines the ways in which settler colonialism shapes place in the social studies curriculum, producing understandings of land and citizenship in educational settings. To do this, the author uses the emergent framework of land education to move forward the important projects of place-based education, especially its potential for…
Descriptors: Environmental Education, Land Settlement, Indigenous Populations, Place Based Education
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Tidball, Keith G.; Krasny, Marianne E.; Svendsen, Erika; Campbell, Lindsay; Helphand, Kenneth – Environmental Education Research, 2010
In this contribution, we propose and explore the following hypothesis: civic ecology practices, including urban community forestry, community gardening, and other self-organized forms of stewardship of green spaces in cities, are manifestations of how memories of the role of greening in healing can be instrumentalized through social learning to…
Descriptors: Feedback (Response), Socialization, School Community Relationship, Forestry
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Blum, Nicole – Environmental Education Research, 2009
A key ongoing debate in environmental education practice and its research relates to the content and goals of environmental education programmes. Specifically, there is a long history of debate between advocates of educational perspectives that emphasise the teaching of science concepts and those that seek to more actively link environmental and…
Descriptors: Environmental Education, Nongovernmental Organizations, Foreign Countries, Science Instruction
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Ballantyne, Roy; Packer, Jan – Environmental Education Research, 2009
Educators have identified four categories of "productive pedagogies" that are considered to lead to authentic student engagement and learning in the classroom. This study was designed to explore and extend these pedagogies in the context of learning in natural environments, in particular, through the programmes of Queensland…
Descriptors: Foreign Countries, Environmental Education, Teaching Methods, Program Descriptions
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Nikel, Jutta – Environmental Education Research, 2007
This article discusses findings from a tri-country study of student teachers' understandings of the purposes of education, their conceptions of sustainable development and the task of Education for Sustainable Development (ESD). At its heart are case studies of 30 student teachers from Initial Teacher Education Programmes in England, Denmark and…
Descriptors: Student Teachers, Teaching (Occupation), Data Analysis, Sustainable Development
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