Supporting teachers in accessing environmental and design activities for students is key to supporting creativity and greening imagination. Only three US States have art AND Design standards while the UK and Canada have initiated design activities since 1995. Celebrate National Environmental Education week and try a design activity. Check out Chicago's Design As Nature Teacher Workshop and The Third Teachers 79 Ways You Can Use Design To Transform Your Teaching and Learning. http://www.earthday.org/events/design-nature-teacher-workshop http://www.saic.edu/continuing_studies/teacher/index.html#workshop/top www.NEXT.cc http://www.thethirdteacher.com/
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