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IslandWood Evaluation Project

Description

This evaluation project created assessment tools and worked with 14 schools, 6 districts, 2 counties, and over 800 students to measure student gains in personal growth, classroom community, attitudes toward learning, relationship with the environment, and environmental knowledge. Executive summary and full report are available below.

Selected outcomes reported by this study for the School Overnight Program include: 

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Author Kearney, A. R. (2009). IslandWood evaluation project: Assessment of student outcomes from IslandWood's School Overnight Program. Bainbridge Island, WA: IslandWood. Retrieved April 7, 2009 from http://islandwood.org/school_programs/educators/assessment/front-page1/?searchterm=Assessment%20Report
Pedagogical Area
  • place-based education, environment as integrating context (EIC)
  • environmental education
Subject Area
  • environmental science, environmental studies, ecological restoration
Delivery Area
  • residential
Outcome Area
  • self efficacy
  • environmental knowledge, attitude and awareness
  • stewardship behavior
  • career awareness
Participant Area
  • student
Demographic Area
  • urban
  • suburban
Age Area
  • elementary (6-11 years old)
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