10/26/16

Class #9 – Sustainability, Community, and Social Studies Curriculum

Post your response to Class #9 reading to this blog (click on “Leave a Comment” link below).

Class #9 – Sustainability, Community, and Social Studies Curriculum

Reading:
• Ecological democracy: An environmental approach to citizenship education” (Houser)
• “Eco-justice, community-based learning and social studies education” (Martusewicz & Schankenberg)

Optional Reading:
• “The long emergency: Education for democracy and sustainability” (Hursh)
• “Stories about place: Community mapping is a powerful tool for environmental education” (Lewis)
• “Separate oil & state: Using the media for a critical eco-pedagogy in the classroom” (Orlowski) [Download PDF]
• Family; Community; and Ecocide sections of Stay Solid! (Hern et al.)

Assignment due:
• Response to workshop readings on course blog

10/26/16

More on BC Education Funding: Independent Schools v. Public Schools

Following up from group presentation tonight on social class, here are links to some short articles relevant to the discussions on school funding in BC. Also check out previous related post.

Crawford Killian, The Tyee “The Causes and Consequences of BC’s Private School Growth”

E. Wayne Ross, Times-Colonist, “Private education funding is undemocratic”