If you are reading this, there is a strong chance you care about making the world a better place. As academics in higher education, nonprofit professionals, and global citizens, we, too, care about the urgent, interconnected issues facing people and the planet. Strengthening the environmental education profession through enhancing its efficacy, relevance, and ability to make change in the world requires augmenting connections with related professions and disciplines, for the benefit of all.
This engaging and timely book showcases practical ways that PreK–12 teachers and school leaders can create and implement sustainability-focused projects and practices in their classrooms and schools, helping promote a healthy, sustainable environment and curriculum for students and leading the way towards becoming a green school.
The book, "Learning, Environment and Sustainable Development, A History of Ideas" by William Scott and Paul Vare is an introduction to the long history of human learning, the environment and sustainable development—about our struggles with the natural world: first for survival, then for dominance, currently for self-preservation, and in future perhaps, even for long-term, mutually beneficial co-existence.