Children, Place and Sustainability (inbunden)
Inbunden (Hardback)
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1st ed. 2015
Palgrave Macmillan
Green, Monica
XXV, 200 p.
218 x 137 x 20 mm
431 g
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Children, Place and Sustainability (inbunden)

Children, Place and Sustainability

Inbunden Engelska, 2015-08-05
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Through focusing on children's sustainability learning this book examines how school education can address the current environmental problems. It explores children's responses in literacy and language, arts-based approaches, and indigenous studies as well as scientific pedagogies to provide a unique insight into how children learn.
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"Children, Place and Sustainability is accessible and should be required reading for early childhood and primary educators. This book is valuable for many in the education field, including sustainability educators and students of education. It is a heartening read during a crucial time when we need our younger generations growing up with caring attitudes to place and nature, and with a perspective for sustainability." (Peter Crowcroft, Australian Journal of Environmental Education, Vol. 33 (2), July, 2017) "The book makes a significant contribution to the topic of sustainability education and will be useful for sustainability science and environmental education scholars as well as for practitioners of outdoor learning, environmental education, and anyone interested in the contribution that education can make within the epoch of the Anthropocene. Each chapter provides not only insights into the unique context within Australian schools and environmental learning organisations but also standalone guides for implementing sustainability education programmes within schools and communities." (Ria Dunkley, Children's Geographies, Vol. 15 (4), 2017)

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Margaret Somerville is Director Centre for Educational Research at the University of Western Sydney, Australia. Her research interests include creative and alternative approaches to research and writing in relation to planetary sustainability. Previous publications include Water in a Dry Land: Place-Learning Through Art and Story. Monica Green is a Senior Lecturer in the School of Education at Federation University Australia. Her teaching and research interests are focused on place-based sustainability education. She has researched sustainability curriculum frameworks and pedagogies in primary school settings, emphasising the pedagogical capacity of school grounds, food gardens and local places.


Preface 1. Children's Place in Sustainability Education 2. Sustainability Education in Practice 3. A Coastal Classroom Without Walls 4. Children's Place Learning Maps 5. Place-Making by Design 6. Emergent Literacies in 'the Land of Do Anything You Want' 7. In the Kitchen Garden 8. Separation and Connection: Children Negotiating Difference 9. Children, Place and Sustainability