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Broadcasting the Wisconsin Idea: A Local History

The establishment of Station 9XM and experimental educational broadcasting is part of a larger story of radio and The Wisconsin Idea.

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Planning for a Diverse and Inclusive Classroom

Three resources to kick-start your planning for teaching diverse groups of students.

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Blueprints for the Semester: Revisiting How to Plan Environmental Pedagogy

As the spring semester approaches, we revisit suggestions for how to conduct careful lesson planning around environmental issues.

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Planning Environmental Pedagogy: A How-To

Careful lesson planning enables students to create their own solutions to today’s environmental challenges.

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Edgy Stuff: September 2015 Recommendations

September 2015 recommendations from the Edge Effects editorial board.

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Edgy Stuff: July 2015 Recommendations

July 2015 recommendations from the Edge Effects editorial board.

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Harry Greene

Rewilding and Reptiles: A Conversation With Naturalist Harry Greene

World-renowned herpetologist and naturalist Harry Greene discusses humanity’s “deep history” with snakes, empathy and embodiment in animal research, Pleistocene rewilding, natural history in education, and more.

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Why Our Students Should Debate Climate Change

Teaching the history of science in an age of climate denialism produces surprising questions about nature, knowledge, and democracy.

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Our Climatic Fate? Oreskes and Conway’s “Collapse of Western Civilization”

Naomi Oreskes and Erik Conway’s tale of our catastrophic future is a provocative hybrid of scholarship and science fiction that’s great for the classroom.

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Every Voice Matters: Michael Goodwin on Place-Based Education

In this interview, teacher Michael Goodwin explains how place-based education can engage high school students and administrators from many backgrounds.

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