Environmental Issues Instruction (eii)

eii is a graduate level in-service program for teachers designed to prepare them to teach environmental issues to students K-14.

eii is:

  • A process of teaching and learning
  • Experiential teaching and learning
  • A model of thematic instruction
  • Teaching ecological concepts by integrating disciplines
  • An analysis of issues
  • Responsible environmental action
  • Development of teacher/leaders
  • Aligned with the Iowa Core Essential Skills and Concepts
  • A great example of the Iowa Core’s Characteristics of Effective Instruction
  • Inquiry based

eii Teaching Model:

eii Teaching Model