General Issue May 2022: Workings of Transformation, Part Two

Welcome to the second part of our General Edition for the academic year 2021-2022.  This issue features articles that explore the mechanics, barriers to, and driving forces of transformation.



A Tree, a Rock, a Butterfly

Julie Dunlap, University of Maryland Global Campus, U.S.



Because it is fun? How to design for long term engagement in informal sustainability education.

Rebecca C. Jordan and Amanda E. Sorensen, Michigan State University, U.S.



How to attract new target groups to address the SDG objectives: The case of an intelligent aeroponic community garden

Heidi Rajamäki-Partanen and Timo Witikainen, Omnia, the Joint Authority of Education in Espoo Region, Finland


Case Studies

Collaborative Ground Work in an Urban Green School: Empowering Students as Change Agents

Laura Jennings, Kemeka Sidbury, Tamika Bierlein, D.C. Virgo Preparatory Academy, U.S.; Sohail Sukhera, William Sterrett, University of North Carolina Wilmington, U.S.;  Jodi Hebert, D.C. Virgo Preparatory Academy, U.S.


Empowering Staff Members to Improve Student Learning in Sustainability Projects: The “We Are All Educators” Workshop at Harvard University

Kris M. Markman, Tufts University School of Medicine, David Havelick, Harvard University Office for Sustainability, Margaret Wang, SubjectToClimate, U.S.


Some effects of an unstructured outdoor activity on preschoolers: A case study from Aotearoa, New Zealand

Emel Okur-Berberoglu, New Zealand


Sustainability-Themed Programming Around Nature-Themed Literacy: Great Nature Reads and Multilingual Storytime

Laura Guertin and Karen Theveny, Penn State Brandywine, U.S.


Scholarly Feature

Placemaking Curricula in Teacher Preparation: 
Bridging State Standards and Local Expertise

Laura B. Liu, Indiana University-Purdue University Columbus, U.S.