Creative Journal Six: Disconnect

While pondering this weeks blog post I came across the reading for this week and my imagination was sparked. The particular sentence that caught my eye was, “Children are disconnected from the world outside their doors and connected with endangered animals and ecosystems around the globe through electronic media” (Sobel, 1998). Beyond Ecophobia by David Sobel…

Overpopulated: Review

Overpopulated is a documentary done by BBC to discuss the impact of rapid population growth and the potential changes that occur as a result of this. The documentary shows a live audience with a host Hans Rosling serving as the guide for the next hour of the show. There are a number of stats that…

Creative Journal Five: UNICEF Tap Project

For today’s blog post I will be looking at a very cool project being put on by UNICEF. This project focuses on bringing clean drinking water to the millions of children around the world without access to clean drinking water. What is so cool about this project is the way that the money is being…

Meta Reflection

As I reflect back on the first half of the semester it has been really interesting to see how things have changed. I have completely changed what environmental education means to me as well as what ecoliteracy is. While ecoliteracy is a relatively new term to me- environmental education is not, and yet the ways…

Ecoliterate Braid

It was a very interesting experience to see the similarities and differences between each persons reflections. We all have been given the same guidelines and instruction and yet we each came up with a unique way of doing things. I think the biggest reason for that is the past knowledge that each person brings to…