This guide provides the necessary framework and information that can help establish a solid foundation on which individuals can build their Christian environmental education programs. Collectively, this book features the responses to a survey on the integration of Christian education and environmental education from professionals in the field of Christian environmental education.
This field guide is divided into 16 sections-Understanding the Basics; Curriculum; Scriptures; Theology; Virtues, Values, and Rights; Provisions and Human Threats; Environmental Education Activities and Topics; Ideas for Integration; Staff Training; Mission and Vision; Outcomes and/or Goals; Concepts and Objectives; Resources; Environmental Education Politics/Arguments; Words of Advice; and References.
Publisher: Coaches Choice (July 15, 2008)
About the Author
Joel Light lives with his wife Anna, and his son, Jonah, in the Twin Cites area of Minnesota, where he can often be found in a canoe or kayak, spending as much time as possible enjoying and exploring God's Creation. Joel has a bachelor's degree in biology from Northland College in Ashland, WI. He also has a master's degree in education, with an emphasis in environmental education and natural science. He currently teaches biology at Northwestern College. He also teaches environmental themed graduate courses at Hamline University. Joel was formerly the lead naturalist and day-camp coordinator at Wargo Nature Center in Lino Lakes, MN, where he taught environmental and outdoor educational programs and directed their summer day camp program. Before that he and his wife directed Camp Aldersgate in Iowa. Joel comes from a long history of involvement with camps as both a camper and a counselor. He has extensive experience leading and developing environmental education programs in both Christian and secular situations.
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