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Contemplation to Action: Role of Strategic Question Asking part of Curriculum for the Bioregion:Essays
This page authored by Marie Eaton, Fairhaven College, Western Washington University, based the following works: Peavey, Fran. (2002) "Strategic Questioning: An approach to Creating Personal and Social ...
Why Sustainability Education Needs Pedagogies of Reflection and Contemplation part of Curriculum for the Bioregion:Essays
This essay sets out a rationale and framework for pedagogies of reflective and contemplative practice and makes an argument for why they are critically important to sustainability education.
Environmental Trauma and Grief part of Curriculum for the Bioregion:Essays
This essay explores the dimensions of environmental grief and trauma, and the strong emotions often raised in our classrooms as we and our students negotiate the dual strands of the despair and hope that are part of teaching and learning about Earth devastation. The essay examines the intersections and differences between this kind of grief and our more commonly understood kinds of bereavement, and draws on the significant work that has been done around how to manage grief in the arena of death and dying.