Call for Contributions: Bringing the Ocean to the Classroom

Call for Contributions: Bringing the Ocean to the Classroom
Green Teacher, the non-profit magazine for youth educators, is pleased to announce that its Spring 2011 issue will be a special theme issue on marine education, The issue will be guest edited by Rick Searle and Krista Zala of Ocean Networks Canada and distributed prior to World Oceans Day on June 8th. If you would like to contribute an article, an innovative learning activity, or submit details of an educational resource, or your best marine education photograph, read on! For this special theme issue, we are seeking (1) articles and activities, (2) details of the latest and best marine education resources, and (3) the best marine ed photographs. 1). If you would like to contribute an article or an activity, please email an outline of the article you would like to write to Krista Zala at no later than October 15. 2). Marine education resources for youth: swimming through the deluge. Please send a 50- to 100-word description of your favourite marine ed resource to Krista Zala at no later than November 30. Please tell us why it’s particularly useful to youth educators and include a website URL where more information can be found. Educators who submit marine ed resources that we select for publication in the Resource Listings for the Spring issue will receive a free copy of the issue. 3). Marine education photographs. Please send your best photos, ideally with young people taking action to improve the oceans, to Krista Zala no later than January 5th. Creators of photos selected for publication will receive either 5 print copies of the Spring issue OR a one-year subscription to Green Teacher, beginning with the Spring 2011 issue.