The toolbox has been constructed as a companion to Connecting the Dots - a document produced by Learning for a Sustainable Future that focuses on key learning strategies designed to involve students as engaged learners, learning within the context of their communities and addressing relevant, local issues.
The strategies advanced in Connecting the Dots are not new. They are common to environmental education and many other fields of educational practice. What is new is the means by which these strategies when used together, connect the many dots that promote systems thinking and define education for sustainable development (ESD).
These “dots” include:
Below you will find links to each of the six learning strategies, tips and techniques for applying them, and Top R4R Picks that will connect you to exemplary resources that feature each strategy in action.
To learn more about Connecting the Dots - check out the Executive Summary.