What is Education for Sustainability?
Education for sustainability is learning that links knowledge, inquiry, and action to help students build a healthy future for their communities and the planet. It helps teachers bridge grade levels and subject areas, curriculum and school operations, and parent and community partnership.
|The Big Ideas of Sustainability|
Community: A group of living and non-living things sharing a common
Systems: Parts that are connected through larger patterns.
Change over time: All organisms, places, and systems are constantly changing.
|Goals of Sustainability
Sustainability is often thought of as having the following intertwined goals:
Learn more by looking at the following resources created by Shelburne Farms' Sustainable Schools Project.