Spring course – Environmental Education volunteering

Interested in K-12 environmental education?

Want to gain first hand experience volunteering in an environmental ed organization or classroom while receiving academic credit?  Then, this UW Inner Pipeline seminar might be of interest to you:

EDUC 401L:  “Education for Sustainability”, SLN: 13011

Dates: Mondays, 4/4, 4/11, 4/18, 4/25, 5/2, 5/9, 5/16, 5/23
Time: 12:30-1:20pm
Location: Mary Gates Hall, room 248

What is environmental education all about? How do educators teach young people about the earth’s ecosystems and foster an ethic of environmental stewardship? This seminar will examine the past and current state of K-12 environmental education in the U.S. and Washington State. We will explore various philosophies, models and approaches to K-12 environmental education. Students will attend weekly seminars and volunteer in related school classrooms and community organizations in Seattle for at least 2 ½ (2 credits) hours a week.

Credits: 2 EDUC 401credits: 2.5 hours tutoring/week (20 hours/quarter)
3 EDUC 401 credits: 5 hours tutoring/week (40 hours/quarter)

For more information and to view other Pipeline seminar offerings, please visit our website:

http://www.washington.edu/uwired/pipeline/

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