Dirt Language — for the Child and the World

Zibell, Linda
February 2013
Practically Primary;Feb2013, Vol. 18 Issue 1, p4
Academic Journal
The article offers the author's insights on the tensions regarding the embedding of sustainability in the Australian curriculum as a cross-curricular priority over the type of language that would define a sustainable future. She states that the approach may potentially lead to a thinking that divides the students from nature and nature from itself. She mentions that reductionist understandings of ones connection to self, world, and life may not benefit the future.


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