How Educators Are Cultivating Emotional, Social, and Ecological Intelligence
A new integration of Goleman's emotional, social, andecological intelligence
Hopeful, eloquent, and bold, Ecoliterate offers inspiringstories, practical guidance, and an exciting new model of educationthat builds - in vitally important ways - on the success of socialand emotional learning by addressing today's most importantecological issues.
This book shares stories of pioneering educators, students, andactivists engaged in issues related to food, water, oil, and coalin communities from the mountains of Appalachia to a small villagein the Arctic; the deserts of New Mexico to the coast of NewOrleans; and the streets of Oakland, California to the hills ofSouth Carolina.
Ecoliterate marks a rich collaboration between DanielGoleman and the Center for Ecoliteracy, an organization best knownfor its pioneering work with school gardens, school lunches, andintegrating ecological principles and sustainability into schoolcurricula. For nearly twenty years the Center has worked withschools and organizations in more than 400 communities across theUnited States and numerous other countries.
Ecoliterate also presents five core practices ofemotionally and socially engaged ecoliteracy and a professionaldevelopment guide.
240 pages; ISBN 9781118237205
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Author: Daniel Goleman; Lisa Bennett; Zenobia Barlow