Press Release: 12-15-2010. NAAEE Members Karen Hollweg, Tom Marcinkowski and Bill McBeth will be working with leaders of OECD's PISA to develop a new framework for assessing environmental literacy with the support of the National Science Foundation.
Project Learning Tree's Environmental Experiences for Early Childhood has been selected a Learning ® Magazine 2011 Teachers’ ChoiceSM Award winner. Designed for educators who work with children ages 3 to 6, PLT’s Early Childhood Guide and CD offers 130 experiences to engage children in outdoor exploration and play using their senses, seasons, and neighborhood trees. Since it was published in February, over 15,000 copies have been distributed to early childhood educators across the country through PLT profes
Check out the July 2009 issue of National Geographic's My Wonderful World newsletter. The theme for this edition is "Become a Citizen Scientist" and the NAAEE conference is mentioned as an event to attend.
The results of this National Science Foundation study of 15-year-old students show that the most informed students are realistic about environmental challenges facing the world. Read the full 2009 press release.
The recipients of NOAA's 2007 Environmental Literacy Grant Recipients were chosen based on the proposed activity related to ongoing environmental NOAA education activities, the NOAA Education Plan, and other criteria.