Teaching Sustainability

Oct 27, 2011

Can classroom experience teach people to care about the environment... eventually leading to more adults taking environmental issues more seriously?

We talk with three researchers who are working to promote just such classroom experience for children.

Charles Hopkins, M.A. - Contributor to the United Nations' Agenda 21 plan for sustainable development. The United Nations Education, Scientific, and Cultural Organization (UNESCO) Chair at York University in Toronto. Winner of the 2011 IBAVI Award for Sustainable Vision and Values.

Craig Shealy, Ph.D. - Executive Director of IBAVI - the International Beliefs and Values Institute. Professor of Graduate Psychology at James Madison University.

Tamra Willis, Ph.D. - Director of the Environment Based Learning Program as well as an Associate Professor of Graduate Teacher Education at Mary Baldwin College