Monthly Archives: July 2018

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The Summer Green Teacher

By | July 17th, 2018|Blog|

The latest Green Teacher (Vol 116) has been published.  Here are the contents: Maskwi’omin: A Birch Bark Antibiotic by Matthias Bierenstiel, Tuma T.W. Young and Kathy Snow Bringing Western and Indigenous methods to the science classroom The Wild About Vancouver Festival by Elizabeth Beattie and Hartley Banack An annual outdoor education festival that encourages everyone to [...]

June 16 – News Round up

By | July 16th, 2018|Webwatch|

Registration is open for the 47th  NAAEE annual conference in Spokane from 10 to 13 October.  It will focus on the power of education to create positive change for the future. NAAEE says: "EE is a force for building a more civically engaged citizenry. It’s a force for creating a more diverse and inclusive movement. [...]

Environmental Education Vol 118

By | July 10th, 2018|Blog|

The Summer 2018 edition [ Vol 118 ] is now available to members c/o the NAEE website.   This has been edited by Henricus Peters and Juliette Green and has a focus on Literacy.  Its contents include: Ecoliteracy – David Whitley Teaching literacy outside – Juliet Robertson Persuasive writing about plastics – Julie Williams Green story competition – Denise Baden The next generation of [...]

July 9 – News Round up

By | July 9th, 2018|Webwatch|

London's Natural History Museum says it's all a flutter about scientists studying the way dragonflies fly in the hope of making small planes more stable and robust.  It adds: "Dragonflies are some of the most mobile insects on the planet. They can control the angle and speed of each of their four wings independently to [...]

How is the UK performing on the Sustainable Development Goals?

By | July 3rd, 2018|Blog|

UKSSD's new report, Measuring up, shows for the first time how the UK is performing on the Sustainable Development Goals.  You can download the whole report here. And the ‘quality education’ section of the report which NAEE contributed to is here.  UKSSD says: "While there's an enormous amount to celebrate, the most vunerable people and places in our society [...]

July 2 – News Round-up

By | July 2nd, 2018|Webwatch|

The Woodland Trust says nominate your tree of the year.  Nominations are open to any living tree in the UK with a story to tell and any individual, group or organisation can nominate a tree until 9 am on 6 August.  Winning trees from previous years are excluded.   The UN has published Ocean Literacy for all. [...]