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Document title

Lessons learned through our climate change professional development program for middle and high school teachers

published at : Environmental literacy

Authors(s) and Affiliation(s)

JOHNSON R.M. (1) ; HENDERSON S. (1) ; GARDINER L. (1) ; RUSSELL R. (1) ; WARD D. (1) ; FOSTER S. (1) ; MEYMARIS K. (1) ; HATHEWAY B. (1) ; CARBONE L. (1) ; EASTBURN T. (1) ;
(1) Office of Education and Outreach Univ. Corporation for Atmospheric Research, Colorado, Boulder, ETATS-UNIS

Abstract

This paper provides lessons learned from successfull climate change professional development for teachers in the National Center for Atmospheric Research in Boulder, including the importance of inquiry-based curriculum activities, the importance of an oppotunity to "learn by doing" and to share their perspectives with their colleagues. Finally, development and continuation of the learning community, both among participants as well as with instructors and scientists, provides critical support to classroom educators, who can at times experience a sense of professional isolation

Source

Thematical fascicle

published at : Physical geography / ISSN 0272-3646

Editor : Taylor & Francis, Abingdon - ROYAUME-UNI (1980)

Millesime : 2008, vol. 29, no 6 [pp. 500-511]

Bibliographic references : 10 ref.

Collation : fig., tabl.

Language

Anglais

INIST-CNRS, Cote INIST : 20106

Digital Object Identifier

Go to electronic document thanks to its DOI : doi:10.247/0272-3646.29.6.500

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