Creative Ways to Teach Sustainability and Environmentalism

By Dov Peretz-Elkins, Yoni Stadlin

Coalition for the Advancement of Jewish Education (CAJE), Summer 2008

By using traditional and authentic Jewish "value concepts," the creative instructor can plunge directly into contemporary issues such as sustainability and environmentalism, which will lead the lesson into implications that relate to the problems of energy abuse, world hunger, racial injustice, ignoring the welfare of living things (humans, animals, and vegetation), our communal ecosystems, and the other issues we want to cover in this realm.

Topic: Curriculum, Social Justice, Educators, Environment, Jewish Text, Teachers, Global Responsibility

Name of Publication: Jewish Education News

Editor: Resnick, Judi

Volume/Issue: Vol. 28/No. 1

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Genre: Article

Coverage: United States , World

Language: English

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Bibliographic Information:
Peretz-Elkins, Dov. Stadlin, Yoni. Creative Ways to Teach Sustainability and Environmentalism. Jewish Education News. Coalition for the Advancement of Jewish Education (CAJE). Summer 2008: http://www.bjpa.org/Publications/details.cfm?PublicationID=4780


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