Lessons, articles, and principles to further ecological teaching and learning
Michael Pollan says our book "makes a critical contribution to rethinking how we teach our children about their place in nature. The best book of its kind."
A Slow School would emphasize how ideas are conceptualized, just as Slow Food emphasizes ingredients' innate qualities.
A variety of teaching strategies based on students' levels of development and brain-based research.
A curriculum framework aligned with academic standards that offers examples of engaging learning experiences.
Materials and instructions for two activities for thinking about ecosystems and community resilience, using a striking downloadable mural.
Students learn about interdependence by taking a census of an outdoor site and identifying the different “jobs” of members of the biotic community.