Thursday, August 5, 2010

Pursuit of the Great Outdoors, Part 3 ~ Green Reads for Educators

Nothing on your bed stand for night-time reading when you're dying to learn more about "Nature Deficit Disorder??"  Here's a place you simply have to go to find out what you should be reading next.  Some of the titles and synopses you'll find here (from the link, or clicking the title above):
 Beyond_EcophobiaBeyond Ecophobia: Reclaiming the Heart in Nature Education
David Sobel 

 Discovering_Naturalist_IntelligenceDiscovering the Naturalist Intelligence: Science in the Schoolyard
Jenna Glock, Susan Wertz, and Maggie Meyer
 enrichingEnriching the Young Naturalist: The Nature of a Science Classroom
Jeff Danielian

 Get_OutGet Out! 150 Easy Ways for Kids & Grown-Ups to Get into Nature and Build a Greener Future
Judy Molland

Go_Green Go Green @ School: 20 Great Ways Students and Teachers Can Help Save the Planet
Kathleen McConnell & Gail R. Ryser

 Greening_School_GroundsGreening School Grounds 
Tim Grant and Gail Littlejohn

I_Love_DirtI Love Dirt!: 52 Activities to Help You & Your Kids Discover the Wonders of Nature
Jennifer Ward


 Last_Child_in_the_WoodsLast Child in the Woods: Saving Our Children from Nature Deficit Disorder 
Richard Louv

 Learning_GardenThe Learning Garden: Ecology, Teaching, and Transformation
Veronica Gaylie

 River_Run_SilverLet the River Run Silver Again! 
Sandy Burk 

 Lets_Go_OutsideLet's Go Outside! Outdoor Activities and Projects to Get You and Your Kids Closer to Nature
Jennifer Ward

Math_in_the_Garden Math in the Garden: Hands-On Activities That Bring Math to Life
Jennifer White
 More_Teaching_to_Love_EarthMore Teaching Kids to Love the Earth 
James Kasperson and Marina Lachecki

 Power_of_PlayThe Power of Play: Learning What Comes Naturally 
David Elkind

Ten-Minute_Field_Trips Ten-Minute Field Trips: Using the School Grounds for Environmental Studie; A Teacher's Guide 
H. R. Russell

 Teaching_Kids_To_Love_EarthTeaching Kids to Love the Earth
Marina Lachecki 

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