The environmental crisis forms an increasingly important part of the wider culture in which young people are growing up. The signs are that these issues will become more pressing and urgent in the immediate future. However, despite the obvious importance of these issues, most schooling continues with little direct engagement with questions of environmental change
The true worth of a school subject is revealed in how far it can account for and respond to the major issues of the time. The books in this series are about teaching school subjects with a commitment to Education for Sustainable Development.
The Teaching ... as if the Planet Matters series of books will inform teachers about environmental issues and offer inspiration for teaching lessons with critical environmental awareness. Practical advice will be provided on how teachers can develop approaches to curriculum and learning which help students understand the nature of the contemporary world.
By John Morgan
July 12, 2011
'Teaching Geography as if the Planet Matters provides a timely outline of powerful knowledge and arguments that will be needed to counter a strengthening of current curriculum orthodoxies. Not until school geography undergoes the revolution that this book outlines can it honestly claim to be ...
By Alf Coles, Richard Barwell, Tony Cotton, Jan Winter, Laurinda Brown
June 27, 2013
‘This book moves us beyond a theoretical pondering of the issues and makes concrete suggestions for teachers and students for how things can be different in mathematics classrooms. This is long overdue.’ Peter Gates, University of Nottingham Teaching Mathematics as if the Planet Matters explores ...
By Sasha Matthewman
December 13, 2010
‘This is an important book for all concerned with the teaching and learning of English, exploring new and hugely significant areas in a scholarly, thought-provoking and eminently practical way.’ – David Stevens, University of Durham, UK Drawing together ideas from a range of disciplines in the ...