Talking with Green Teachers features discussions with environmental educators from around the globe. In each episode, we hear the human side of EE, while discussing some of the big questions facing this diverse branch of education. This Earth Day, win gift cards to the Non-Profit Outdoor Learning Store by subscribing to our podcast!
eeAdvocate: An Advocacy Guide for Environmental Education Professionals & Supporters is designed to help you become a better and more confident advocate for environmental education (EE) and bring more support and funding to the field. For EE to reach its full potential, advocacy at all levels of government—local school boards, state legislatures, state and federal agencies, and federal Congressional and Senatorial outreach—is crucial. And no one is more qualified than educators themselves to help decision makers understand the benefits and impacts of EE programs on communities and individuals.
Issue guides provide the overall framework for the deliberative discussion and help forum participants focus on alternative courses of action. Key to creating an issue guide is how it is framed - how the issue is defined and what alternative courses of actions are presented.
Here you will find some resources to help you name and frame your own issues for deliberation.
How do forests and outdoor learning experiences benefit child development? This article covers the science behind these benefits, as well as practical tips for creating and running these kinds of programs.
How are nature center leaders impacting their communities? Find out in the latest issue of Directions, the journal of the Association of Nature Center Administrators (ANCA). With trends in the profession and stories of innovative leadership, Directions is a must-read for anyone in the nature & environmental learning center field.
Explore our online library of free lessons, journal pages, conservation comics, field guides, and activity books for grades K–5. Find dozens of quality printable exercises and resources on forest health, ecology, and plant conservation.
Pokok-Ed is a digital educational simulation of palm oil cultivation in countries such as Indonesia, Malaysia, and Cameroon, designed for classroom use, aimed at ages 12 through 16, though suitable for any age 12+.
Join us for a livestream event with Josefina Braña Varela (vice president and deputy lead, WWF Forests) to learn about the connections between forests and climate change and what she and her team are working on to protect forests.
Check out a new GEEP case study overviewing the Latin American Marine Educators Network, an integrative and multicultural network that supports and strengthens marine education and ocean literacy in the region.
NAAEE is in the early stages of developing a set of guidelines focusing on climate change education and climate justice as part of the Guidelines for Excellence series. As with all of the others sets of guidelines, these will be developed using a public participatory process involving opportunities to review and provide input. If you would like to learn about updates in our process and provide input into drafts, please complete the following Google form: