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Readings on teaching about climate change in general

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Nine Climate Change Books for Educators. Yale Climate Connections 

 

The Teacher-Friendly Guide™ to Climate ChangeThe Paleontological Research Institution 

 

Books on Teaching Climate Change Communication, Eco-Literacy, and Eco-Justice. Yale Climate Connections.

 

Alliance for Climate Education. (2015). Climate change education program works. Author.

 

The Association for the Study of Literature and Environment (ASLE) online bibliography

 

Armstrong, A. K., Karsny, M. E., & Schuldt, J. P. (2018). Communicating climate change: A guide for educators. Comstock Publishing

 

Beach, R. (2015). Imagining a future for the planet through literature, writing, images, and drama. Journal of Adolescent and Adult Literacy, 59(1), 7-13.

 

Beach, R., Boggs, G., Castek, J., Damico, J., Pano, A., Spellman, R., & Wilson, N. (2020). Fostering preservice and in-service ELA teachers’ digital practices for addressing climate change. Contemporary Issues in Technology and Teacher Education, 20(1).

 

Bedford, D. & Cook, J. (2017). Climate change: Examining the facts. Santa Barbara, CA: ABC-CLIO.

 

Bigelow, B. (2014). A peoples curriculum for the earth: Teaching Climate change and the environmental crisis. Rethinking Schools

 

Bigelow, B., & Swinehart, T. (Eds.). (2015). A people's curriculum for the earth teaching climate change and the environmental crisis. Milwaukee, WI: Rethinking Schools

 

Blaum, D., Griffin, T. D., Wiley, J. & Britt, M. A. (2017). Thinking about global warming: Effect of policy-related documents and prompts on learning about causes of climate change. Discourse Processes, 54(4).

 

Bowers, C. (2014). Ecological and cultural critique of the Common Core Curriculum. New York: Peter Lang.  

 

Busch, K. C. (2015). Polar bears or people? Exploring ways in which teachers frame climate change in the classroom. International Journal of Science Education

 

California Department of Education, A Blueprint for Environmental Literacy.

 

Center for Engineering Solutions to Climate Change (2018). 21st-Century Engineering Solutions for Climate Change. Cavendish Square Publishing (textbook series)

 

Cook, J. (2020). CRANKY UNCLE vs. CLIMATE CHANGE: How to Understand and Respond to Climate Deniers. Author.

 

DeMocker, M. (2018). The parents' guided to climate revolution: 100 ways to build a fossil-free future, raise empowered kids, and still get a good night’s sleep. New World Library.

 

Derby, M. W. (2015). Place, being, resonance: A critical ecohermeneutic approach to education. New York: Peter Lang.

 

Four Arrows. (2016). Point of departure: Returning to our more authentic worldview for education and survival. Charlotte, NC: Information Age Publishing

 

Fretz, E. (Ed.). (2015). Climate change across the curriculum. Lanham, MD: Rowan & Littlefield.

 

Frontiers for Young Minds: Science Edited For Kids By Kids

 

Gale Group. (2015). For professors, teaching about climate change involves several fronts. Educators Reference Complete

 

Gardiner, L. S. (2018). Tales from an uncertain world (free opening chapter). University of Iowa Press.

 

Garrard, G. (Ed.) (2011). Teaching ecocriticism and green cultural studiesPalgrave.

 

Gildersleeve, R. E., & Kleinhesse, K. (Eds.). (2019). Special issue on the Anthropocene in the study of higher education. Philosophy and Theory in Higher Education, 1(1)

 

Goleman, D., Bennett, L., & Barlow, Z. (2011). Ecoliterate: How educators are cultivating emotional, social, and ecological Intelligence. San Francisco: Jossey Bass.

 

Goodreads: Climate Change Book Lists

 

Granshaw, F. (2020). Climate toolkit: A resource manual for science and action. PDXScholar

 

Grant, T. & Littlejohn, G. (2001). Teaching about climate change: Cool schools tackle global warming. Niagara Falls, NY: Green Teacher.

 

Grant, T., & Littlejohn, G. (Eds.). (2004). Teaching green: The middle years. Niagara Falls, NY: Green Teacher.

 

Grant, T., & Littlejohn, G. (Eds.). (2009). Teaching green: The high school years: hands-on learning in grades 9-12. Niagara Falls, NY: Green Teacher.

 

Grant, T., & Littlejohn, G. (Eds.). (2018). Teaching teens about climate change. Niagara Falls, NY: Green Teacher.

 

Hall, S., LeMenager, S., Siperstein, S. (Eds.). (2016). Teaching climate change in the humanities. New York: Routledge

 

Heitin, L. (2015). Textbooks out of step with scientists on climate change, study says. Education Week

 

Hufnagel, E. (2015). Preservice elementary teachers' emotional connections and disconnections to climate change in a science courseJournal of Research in Science Teaching, 52(9), 1296-1324

 

Hung, C. C.  (2014). Climate change education: Knowing, doing and being. New York: Routledge.

 

Jacobson, M. J., Markauskaite, L., Portolese, A., Kapur, M., Lai, P. K., &  Roberts, G. (2017). Designs for learning about climate change as a complex system. Learning and Instruction

 

Janks, H. et al. (2014). Doing critical literacy: Texts and activities for teachers. New York: Routledge.

 

Johnson, R. (2011). Climate Change Education in K-12: Teacher preparation, understanding, needs and concerns. Retrieved from National Academies ORG.

 

Kahn, R. (2010). Critical pedagogy, ecoliteracy, and planetary crisis: The Ecopedagogy Movement. Amsterdam: Sense Publishers

 

Kagawa, F. & Selby, D. (Eds.). (2012). Education and climate change: Living and learning in interesting times. New York: Routledge.

 

Kerr, J. (2017). Introduction to energy and climate: Developing a sustainable environment. New York: Routledge.

 

Körfgen, A., Keller, L., Kuthe, A., Oberrauch, A., & Stötter, H. (2017). Change in young people's minds: From categories towards interconnections between the anthroposphere and natural sphere. Science of The Total Environment, 580(15), 178-187

 

Ledley, T. S., Rooney-Varga, J., & Niepold, F. (2017). Addressing climate change through education. Encyclopedia of Environmental Science 

 

Leiserowitz, A., Smith, N. & Marlon, J. (2011). American teens’ knowledge of climate change. Yale Project on Climate Change Communication

 

Lin, J., & Oxford, R. L. (Eds.) (2011). Transformative eco-education for human and planetary survival. Information Age.      

 

Lukas, D. (2016). Language making nature. The Conversation: Handbook on relationship between language and nature

 

Lysgaard, J. A., Stefan Bengtsson, S., & Laugesen, M. H-L. (2019). Dark pedagogy: Introduction: Living in dark times. (introductory chapter). Springer 

 

MacPherson, S. (2011). Education and sustainability: Learning across the diaspora, indigenous, and minority divide. New York: Routledge.

 

Martusewicz, R. A., Edmundson, J., & Lupinacci, J. (2011). EcoJustice education: Toward diverse, democratic, and sustainable communities. New York: Routledge.

 

Matthewman, S. R., & Morgan, J. (2014). Sharpening New Zealand’s Future-Focus: a scenaric approach. SET: Future Education Special Issue, (1), 24-32

 

Matthewman, S. R. (2014). Clearing the ground for a greener New Zealand English. English Teaching Practice and Critique, 13 (1), 95-111

Matthewman, S. R. (2014). Ecocriticism in Aotearoa. English in Aotearoa, (82), 26-38

 

Matthewan, S. (2011). Teaching secondary English as if the planet matters. New York: Routledge

 

McCaffrey, M. S. (2014). Climate smart & energy wise: Advancing science literacy, knowledge, and know-how. Corwin.

 

McKillben, B. (2019). Falter: Has the human game begun to play out? Henry Holt

 

Millar, R.  (2014). Teaching about energy. School Science Review 

 

Misiaszek, G. W. (2020).  Ecopedagogy: Critical environmental teaching for planetary justice and global sustainable development. Bloomsbury 

 

NASA. (2013). Our mission to planet earth: Understanding earth systems science. Curriculum guide for K-4th grades

 

National Energy Education Development Project. (2016). Exploring climate change. Author

 

National Research Council. (2011). Climate change education: Goals, audiences, and strategies: A workshop summary. National Academies Press

 

National Research Council. (2012). Climate change education in formal settings, K-14:  A workshop summary. National Academies Press

 

Owens, D. (2001). Composition and sustainability: Teaching for a threatened generation. NCTE.

 

Paleontological Institute. The teacher-friendly guide to teaching about climate change.

 

Resources related to The teacher-friendly guide to teaching about climate change

 

Panos, A., & Damico, J. (2016). Coming to know about sacrifice zones and eco-activism: Teaching and learning about climate change. Ubiquity, 3(1).

 

Patoux, J. (2014). Science of climate: Global warming and climate change: Student workbook. CreateSpace Independent Publishing Platform.

 

Plutzer, E., Hannah, A. L.,  Rosenau, J., McCaffrey, M. S., Berbeco, M., &  Reid, A. H. 2016. Mixed messages: How climate is taught in America’s schools. Oakland, CA: National Center for Science Education.

 

Ray, S. J. (2020). A field guide to climate anxiety: How to keep your cool on a warming planet. Berkeley, CA: University of California Press.

 

Video Webinar: Sarah Ray: Author of A Field Guide to Climate Anxiety

 

Román, D., & Busch, K. C. (2015). Textbooks of doubt: Using systemic functional analysis to explore the framing of climate change in middle-school science textbooks. Environmental Education Research.

 

Russ, A. and Krasny, M.E. (Eds.) (2016). Essays in urban environmental educationIthaca, NY and Washington, DC: Cornell University Civic Ecology Lab and NAAEE. 

 

Siegner, A. B. (2018). Experiential climate change education: Challenges of conducting mixed-methods, interdisciplinary research in San Juan Islands, WA and Oakland, CA. Energy Research & Social Science

 

Siegner, A. B. &  Stapert, N. (2019): Climate change education in the humanities classroom: A case study of the Lowell school curriculum pilot. Environmental Education Research. 

 

Sperry, C., Flerlage, D., & Papouchis, A. (2014). Media construction of global warming: A digital media literacy curriculum. Ithaca, NY: Project Look Sharp. 

 

Stern, N. (2015). Why are we waiting? The logic, urgency, and promise of tackling climate change. Cambridge, MA: MIT Press.

 

Smith, R. (2016). Green capitalism: The god that failed. Truthout.

 

Turner, R. J. (2015). Teaching for ecojustice: Curriculum and lessons for secondary and college classrooms. New York: Routledge

 

UNESCO (2013). Not just hot air: Putting climate change education in practice. Author (reviews of countries' curriculum) 

 

UNESCO (2014). Climate change in the classroom: Course for secondary teachers. Author (click on chapter icons to access the text).

 

U. S. Department of Energy. (2014). Energy literacy: Essential principles and fundamental concepts for energy education. Author.

 

U. S. Global Change Research Program. (2009). Climate literacy: The essential principles of climate science. Author

 

Veletsianos, G., Miller, B. G., Eitel, K. B., Eitel, J. U. H., Hougham, R. J., Dane Hansen, D. (2015). Lessons learned from the design and development of technology-enhanced outdoor learning experiences. TechTrends, 59(4). 

 

Walsh, E. M., & Tsurusaki, B. K.  (2018). “Thank you for being Republican”: Negotiating science and political identities in climate change learning. Journal of the Learning Sciences, 27(1), 8-48. 

 

Wibeck, V. (2013). Enhancing learning, communication and public engagement about climate change: Some lessons from recent literature. Environmental Education Research20(3), 387-411.

 

Wilson, L., & Stevenson, C. (Eds.). (2016). Promoting climate change awareness through environmental education. IGI Global.

 

Worldwatch Institute. (2017). EarthEd: Rethinking education on a changing planet. Washington, DC: Island Press.

 

Wynes, S. &  Nicholas, K. A. (2017). The climate mitigation gap: education and government recommendations miss the most effective individual actions. Environmental Research Letters, 12(7)

 

Yamashita, L., & Robinson, D. (2016). Making visible the people who feed us: Educating for critical food literacy through multicultural texts. Journal of Agriculture, Food Systems, and Community Development

 

Zabel, I. H. H., Duggan-Haas, D.,&  Ross, R. M. (2017). The teacher-friendly guide to climate change. Ithaca, NY: Paleontological Research Institution (free download).  

 

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