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Maryland Environmental Literacy Curriculum

MSDE 's Environmental Literacy Curriculum defines the content, concepts and skills that students need to become envrironmentally literate citizens.

 

Environmental Literacy Standards Infused within the
Maryland State Curriculum

Environmental literacy standards are infused within existing standards for many disciplines. This document provides examples of where the standards align with social studies, science, health, CTE, fine arts, Reading/English language arts, and mathematics.

 

NSTA POSITION STATEMENT on Environmental Education

NSTA strongly supports environmental education as a way to instill environmental literacy in our nation's pre-K–16 students. It should be a part of the school curriculum because student knowledge of environmental concepts establishes a foundation for their future understandings and actions as citizens...



NAAEE Guidelines for Excellence

The National Project for Excellence in Environmental Education, initiated by NAAEE in 1993, has developed a series of Guidelines that set the standards for high-quality environmental education.



Maryland Pre K-8  State Curriculum

 


Contact Information
Gary Hedges, Science Specialist
Division of Instruction
Maryland State Department of Education
200 West Baltimore Street
Baltimore, MD 21201
Phone:  410-767-0323
Fax:  410-333-1146
Email:  ghedges@msde.state.md.us
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