Discovering Alabama


Discovering Our Heritage

This program celebrates Alabama teachers and highlights the value of Alabama's outdoors as a "natural classroom." Viewers visit with selected master teachers who incorporate natural history and environmental education to enhance the study of required academic subjects. Also featured is the acclaimed model curriculum, Discovering Our Heritage - A Community Collaborative Approach, which draws upon a variety of environmental themes to help integrate the teaching of science, social studies, mathematics, and language arts. Included are interviews with representatives of organizations such as the Alabama Wildlife Federation, who support such environmentally-based teaching as a means of improving students' academic performance while also promoting conservation ethics and environmental stewardship.

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