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Teaching for Ecological Sustainability Incorporating Indigenous Philosophies and Practices By Dr. Clinton L. Beckford and Mr. Russell Nahdee University of Windsor

This resource is part of the What Works? Research into Practice series supported by the Ontario Association of Deans of Education. The article describes research on ecological sustainability from a number of sources and relates these findings to Aboriginal education theory.  The source offers tips on how to implement Aboriginal concepts in mainstream classrooms as well as practical ways to incorporate ideas specific to ecological sustainability.


Module 4 Entry 3

Brendan Clark

Teaching for Ecological Sustainability


This document helps answer the question, “How can schools and teachers incorporate Indigenous ecological perspectives in environmental education?” It was written by two university professors and outlines numerous ways to incorporate indigenous philosophies and practices into the classroom. It is clearly laid out with easy to find headings and would be beneficial to any classroom. From utilizing aboriginal expertise to being open minded and prepared.