The Education Issue
volume 22 no. 4
Growing up, I was lucky to have a large expanse of outdoor space in which to play. My parents owned a two-and-a-half acre lot on the north edge of Phoenix, AZ. Many of our neighbors had horses, and our home was a short dirt bike ride from the Mountain Preserve, one of the largest urban parks in the US. Much of my free time was spent scouting desert trails, exploring arroyos, and hunting for lizards and fool’s gold.
I never thought of the hours among the creosote and saguaros as “education” – it was …more
- 1,000 Words: Bird’s-Eye View
- The Great Green North
- Life in a Fishbowl
- Trash Collectors
- Expeditionary Learning Guides Students on a New Path
- with David Orr
- Everyone Has a Story: Crystal Durham
- Taking Care of Business
- Are Corporate-Funded Research Programs Influencing the Search for Environmental Solutions?
- In Review: Planet Earth
- Voices: Erica Fernandez
- In Review: Leviathan: The History of Whaling in America