Should Education Reform Include Sustainability? Related Tags: Environmental Education More Related Discussions Jason Flom , 5th grade teacher in Tallahassee, FL Posted 10/21/2009 12:20PM | Last Commented 06/11/2014 7:01PM Blogger 2014 Facilitator 2014 1 Reply 830 Views When we talk about education reform, should we also be talking about sustainability? Sign in to vote! Sign in to Flag as Spam Share 1 Share Comments (1 Reply)Sign in or register to postSubscribe to comments via RSS Newest Related Discussions Posted 10/29/2009 5:06pm Steve TaffeeConsultant, Educational Collaborators If sustainability is not addresses as part of school reform, then the reform will be short-lived. Schools exist as part of our social fabric, which will be stretched in all sorts of new directions due to global climate change and the accompanying food and water shortages, contention for scarce resources that may lead to international conflict, rising sea levels, and so on. Ignoring these realities calls into question just what kind of reform we're talking about. Certainly not reform based in reality. Sign in to vote! blog From Modern Farm to Sustainable Table: Teaching STEM and Humanities with AuthenticityLast comment 2 weeks 3 days ago in Project-Based Learning blog Five-Minute Film Festival: Encouraging Kids to Get OutdoorsLast comment 2 weeks 3 days ago in Five-Minute Film Festival blog Expansive Classrooms: Taking Learning OutsideLast comment 2 weeks 6 days ago in Learning Environments blog How to Grow an Engaging Learning EnvironmentLast comment 4 weeks 18 hours ago in Project-Based Learning Discussion Environmental Footprint Of Schools + ResourcesLast comment 4 weeks 18 hours ago in Environmental Education Sign in and Join the Discussion! Not a member? Register to join the discussion. Sign in using social networks Or sign in here: Email address * Password * Forgot your password?