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The BEST of CLEARING

A unique, historic and completely unprecedented collection of environmental education ideas, activities and resources from the archives of CLEARING Magazine!

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Includes many of the leading thinkers and writers in the field of environmental and place-based education such as Mike Weilbacher, Cliff Knapp, David Sobel, Greg Smith and Jim Martin.

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Table of Contents

- The Emperor Has No Clothes... and Computer-based Information Technologies Harm the Quality of All Life by Clifford Knapp
- Integrated Learning in a Global Classroom by Tom DeJardin
- Hands in the Dirt and Hearts in the Community: Developing Successful Partnerships for Urban E.E. by Ballard, Usher and Tong
- 30 EE Activities K-12 (organized by grade level and subject area)
- Developing Questioning Strategies: Resource Partitioning by Jim Martin
- Teaching and Learning Through the Naturalist Intelligence by Maggie Meyer
- What is Good Environmental Education? by Peter Hayes
- Human/Natural Systems Interactions by Barbara Jackson
- Teaching at the Edge by John Elder
- 35 EE Activities K-12 (organized by grade level and subject area)
- Listen to Our Salmon: Forests, Rivers and Oceans are Connected by Andrea Mueller and Rod Brown
- Giving Credibility to a Tradition: Environment as an Integrating Context for Learning by Tony Angell
- Our Seashores Are Being Studied to Death by Gloria Snively
- Mapmaking from the Inside Out: The Cartography of Childhood by David Sobel
- Nature’s Classroom: Learning in the Out-of-Doors by Ryan Collay and Eda Davis-Butts
- Environmental Studies: Collaborative Teaching Strategies in an English/Science Curriculum Integration by Gary Miller
- Environmental Education and School Improvement: What’s the Fit? by Marcia Siam Wiley
- Waldo Middle School’s Endangered Species Project: A Model for community-based Integrated Instruction by Mike Weddle
- The Art of Mentoring by Chris Helander
- The Rise and Fall of the Webs: An Educator’s Response by Mike Weilbacher
- Restoration Planting: What’s the Rush? by Jim Martin
- Aha! The Power of Using 6 E’s by Sally Luttrell-Montes and Lyssa Tall
- Aliens in the Classroom: Plants and EE in the classroom and in the field by Stephanie Raymond
- Service Learning for Environmental Education and Cultural Change by Darin Saul
- How Do you Know a Good Environmental Education Curriculum Guide When You Meet One? by Bora Simmons
- Monitoring Biological Diversity by Roxine Hameister
- Schoolyard Habitat Sustainability: Discouraging Vandalism by Beth Stout
- Asphalt Generation: Students and Global Warming by Anne Fritzel
- Anatomy of a Healthy Community - Education Partnership by Loren Walker
- An Interdisciplinary Study of Spring by Ellen Kennedy
- Moving the Classroom Walls: Journeying with Journey North by Alice Kurtz
- Creating the Imagination Garden by Shannon Perry
- The Sun Didn’t Rise Until March by Pam Randles
- Literacy as a Stepping Stone to Environmental Citizenship by Carole Basile and Cameron White
- Investigating Environmental Health Issues by Debbie Lowenthal
- Healing Waters by Matt Love
- Environmental Education and the White House Effect by Mike Weilbacher
- Is Voluntary Simplicity Relevant to Kids? by Cecile Andrews
- Of Metatarsals, Associative Cortex, and Stewardship by Jim Martin
- Creating Your Own Field Guide or Nature Book by Roxanne Grinstad
- 22 EE Activities K-12: Invertebrates (organized by grade level and subject area)
- Defusing Environmental Education by Gregory Smith
- Environmental Literature: The Power of Story by Sue Christian Parsons
- The Conceptual Challenges of Education About Climate Change by Milt McClaren
- Learning to Teach Students in the Community and Environment by Jim Martin
- Better Test Scores Through Environmental Education? by Lynne Ferguson, Tony Angell and Margaret Tudor
- Teaching Environmental Education Through the Eye of a Lens by Jane Ulrich
- Teaching Journaling and Nature Observation by Clare Walker Leslie
- Is School making Your Students Sick? by Leslie Comnes
- Sand is Fascinating! by Paul Komar
- Environmental Middle School by Dilafruz Williams and Sarah Taylor
- Get Wild with Filmmaking by Lisa Blank
- Lessons from the Forest: Setting Fire to Your Curriculum by Rick Zenn
- Fire in the Forest by Valerie Vogrin
- Burning Issues: Integrating the Curriculum with a Fire Ecology Unit by Comstock and Stone
- Fire Activities K-12 by Suan Duncan
- What Makes Your Learning Grow? by Julie Johnson
- No Fooling: Exploring the Nature of Responsibility, Progress, Success, and Good Work by Peter Hayes
- Student Scientists Team Up with the Pros by Amy Sutton
- Growing Plants, Growing Ideas by Tracy Mosgrove
- Linking with Community to Reclaim Natural Areas for Education by Spencer and Kurtz Smith
- Challenges Facing K-12 Environmental Education by Louis Iozzi
- Teaching for the Future by John Goekler
- Lessons from the Forest: Lewis and Clark
- Apple Orchard Lush with Life’s Lessons by Helen Silvis
- Bias and the Educator in the Mirror by Victor Elderton
- Exploring Real World Problems in the “Salmon Seminar” by George Rother
- Science Takes Root by Suzie Boss
- The Short-horned Lizard Experts of Washington State by Nelson and Peterson
- Virtual Trail Explorations by Moundalexis and Schaaf
- Children’s Books that Evoke a Sense of Place by Pat Scully
- The Growing Pains Challenge: The Struggle for Maturity in Environmental Education by Hungerford
- Sustainable Forest by Zenn, Stark, Yoder, Duncan, Solin
- Lesson from a Canoe Curriculum by Suzie Boss
- Teaching the 3 R’s with the 3 C’s: Connecting, Curriculum and Community by Cliff Knapp
- Children’s’Literature: Bi-lingual EE Books by Sharon Hollander
- Reclaiming the Commons by Friends of the Commons
- Reaching Out with Respect: Environmental Education with Underserved Communities by Bonnie Sachatello-Sawyer and Shamu Fenyvesi
- Creating the Need to Pay Attention by Chris Laliberte
- Listening to Place by Kim Stokely
- Connecting Kids and Caribou by Sue Steinacher
- Community Building Through Education and Restoration by Greg Fizzell, Tiffany Cooper and Aly Bean
- Bringing the Rainforest Home by Susan Squire Smith
- What If? Ethics and Ecological Issues in Science Fiction by Sharon Hollander
- Educating for Eco-Justice in an Era of Ecological Uncertainty by Chet Bowers
- From Asian Clams to Zebra Mussels: Learning About Aquatic Invasive Species by Paul Heimowitz
- Learning Through Place by Kim Stokely
- Putting the Public Back in Public Health: Multi-Cultural Partners as Mentors in Environmental Health Education by Marcia Henning
- Wolverines, Wonder and Wilderness by Megan McGinty
- Connections: Lessons on Sustainability for the Primary Grades by Joanne Day
- Poop Study: A Fit for Young Students by Judy Pickens
- Place-based Education: Learning to Be Where We Are by Greg Smith
- Integrating Place-based Learning into K-5 Science by Susan Ballinger and Karen Rutherford
- Graffiti, Homelessness and Asthma: Facilitating Student-Powered Urban Environmenal Education by Shamu Fenyvesi Sadeh
- Forget Your Botany by Jan van Boeckel
- A Sense of Wonder by David Orr
- How Livable is Your Neighborhood? by Todd Burley
- It’s All Connected: Global Issues and Sustainability by Facing the Future
- Water Within Their World by Dr. Linda Plevyak and Amy Mayfield
- Setting up a K-12 Environmental Club That Pulls in Students by Dr. Dennis Gemmell
- Quincy School District Partnership by Sam Lyman
- Taking the Measure of a River by Chris Bjornson
- Giving Our Children the Gift of Nature/Last Child in the Woods by Richard Louv
- Toward a Living Literacy by Patrick Howard
- Judgment of the Barnacles by Gloria Snively
- Northwest Corps of Rediscovery by Celine Fitzmaurice and Lauri Shainsky
- Community-based Social Marketing for Environmental Change by Katrina Landau
- A Reflection on Teaching Environmental Education by Julie Corotis
- Humane Education for a Humane World by Zoe Weil
- Can Technology Connect Us to Place? by Todd Burley
- Index