Young Children and the Environment: Early Education for Sustainability

Young Children and the Environment: Early Education for Sustainability

by Julie M. Davis (Editor)

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Product Details

ISBN-13: 9781107636347
Publisher: Cambridge University Press
Publication date: 11/07/2014
Pages: 336
Product dimensions: 6.93(w) x 9.80(h) x 0.67(d)

About the Author

Julie M. Davis is Associate Professor in the School of Early Childhood, Faculty of Education, at the Queensland University of Technology in Brisbane.

Table of Contents

Part I: 1. What is early childhood education for sustainability and why does it matter? Julie M. Davis; 2. Children in the natural world Sue Elliott; 3. Leadership for creating cultures of sustainability Megan Gibson; 4. Practical possibilities and pedagogical approaches for early childhood education for sustainability: the Kenmore West story Robert Pratt; 5. Ethics and pedagogy at the heart of early childhood education for sustainability Lesley Robinson and Sue Væaliki; 6. Reconciliation and early childhood education for sustainability: broadening the environmental paradigm Melinda G. Miller; 7. The world is getting flatter: ICT and education for sustainability in the early years Margaret Lloyd; 8. Healthy and sustainable environments for children and communities Sue Cooke; 9. Food first: beginning steps toward children's sustainable education Nadine Louise McCrea; 10. Early learning for sustainability through the arts Lyndal O'Gorman; 11. The children's environment project: developing a transformative project approach with children in a kindergarten Sharon Stuhmcke; Part II: 12. Caring for oneself, others and the environment: EfS in Swedish preschools Eva Ärlemalm-Hagsér and Ingrid Engdahl; 13. Beyond traditional nature-based activities to education for sustainability: a case study from Japan Michiko Inoue; 14. Education for sustainable development in early childhood in Korea Okjong Ji; 15. Early childhood education for sustainability in the United Kingdom Louise Gilbert, Janet Rose and Paulette Luff; 16. Using research and a systems approach to mainstream change in early childhood education for sustainability Jo-Anne Ferreira and Julie Davis.

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