This week’s newsletter looks at the K-12 environmental literacy movement in California. Environmental literacy involves understanding a wide range of concepts and issues so one may act as an environmentally responsible person.
Dr. Gerald Lieberman – the OG(G) the Original Green Guardian
We are here with Dr. Gerald Lieberman from the State Education and Environment Roundtable, known more commonly as SEER. Dr. Lieberman certainly lives up to that acronym as he has been a true knowledge leader in the environmental literacy space for over 40 years. Dr. Lieberman has been instrumental in the development of California’s most important initiatives around environment-based education (EBE). […]
The K-12 Environmental Literacy Movement in California: A Timeline of Significant Events
According to Dr. Lieberman, in his book Education and the Environment (2014), “The major educational and environmental challenges that our society is currently facing are inextricably connected to the ways humans interact with the world around them… changing the way teachers teach and students learn is the only way to develop an educated citizenry capable of resolving these challenges.” Set […]