Planting Seeds

Planting Seeds

Planting Seeds: Empowering our Children with Ways to Protect the Environment while Cultivating the Earth

Wednesday, April 26, 2006

Putting it Together

Hey Bloggers. I thought I would give a quick update as to what has been taking place during the last week of the course. We are well underway working on our final paper. I am half-way done with my section on pedagogy and I am finding that I have much insight to share. It's fascinating how our pedagogy connects with the philosophies of teaching and environmentalism. The theme of my section is linking these two bodies of knowledge together. How does one educate on the environment and how does education influence environmentalism---its language, its ideals, and its focus?

Yesterday, during our last class session, each group presented a Power Point presentation to class (and a few guests) about the findings of their project. It was empowering to see all the work the groups have done throughout the semester. We have each channeled our passions to create very diverse and meaningful stewardship projects and we each have a powerful message to share with the world. The class ended in high spirits as we enjoyed refreshments from a local cafe---organized by none other than Diane. I can confidently say that we are going out of the semester extremely satisfied with all the work we have done. I feel that have reached a new spiritual plain with society and the environment.

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