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Early childhood environmental education: Making it mainstream

Davis, Julie M. & Elliott, Sue (2003) Early childhood environmental education: Making it mainstream. Research into Practice. Early Childhood Australia, Inc., Watson, ACT..

Abstract

This monograph is part of the 'Research in Practice' series of Early Childhood Australia, Australia's peak national professional association for early childhood educators. It makes the case for environmental education/education for sustainability to be an integral part of early childhood education and explores how to implement this in holistic, empowering and integrated ways into early childhood settings and services. The book includes case studies that affirm the role of young children as 'agents of change' in collaboration with their teachers. There is also a wide range of ideas and resources included here to support early childhood teachers prepared to 'make a difference'.

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ID Code: 8876
Item Type: Book
Additional Information: For more information, please refer to the publisher's website (see hypertext link) or contact the author. Author contact details: j.davis@qut.edu.au
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Keywords: early childhood education, environmental education, education for sustainability, transformative education
ISBN: 1875890688
Subjects: Australian and New Zealand Standard Research Classification > EDUCATION (130000)
Australian and New Zealand Standard Research Classification > EDUCATION (130000) > EDUCATION SYSTEMS (130100) > Early Childhood Education (excl. Maori) (130102)
Divisions: Current > Research Centres > Office of Education Research
Current > QUT Faculties and Divisions > Faculty of Education
Copyright Owner: Copyright 2003 Early Childhood Australia, Inc.
Deposited On: 06 Aug 2007
Last Modified: 11 Aug 2011 00:00

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