Video Script Hi Audrey! It’s Sara here, and I am going to tell you all about my ecoliteracy journey in ESCI 302. To be honest, I wasn’t quite sure what to expect when we first started this class. Throughout the course I learned a lot about myself, the environment, and different ways of teaching. First … Continue reading ESCI 302 Meta-Reflection
My favourite thing to do outside is sit in the sun and read a book. Every summer for as long as I can remember, I spent the majority of my free time outside with a book. I love to read but over the past few years I have been finding that I don’t get as … Continue reading Sunshine
For this creative journal, I thought back to when I was in elementary school. In the winter, the caretakers at my school would dig huge snow blocks out of the ground. My old friends and I would take these snow blocks and make forts with them. These forts were more like houses in our play; … Continue reading My “Fort” Play
For this visual representation I decided to make a painting using watercolor paint. I used fresh snow to create this type of paint. I wanted to use fresh snow because this visual representation is about sharing a story about experiencing wilderness and, since I live in Saskatchewan, I have a lot of stories that have … Continue reading Wilderness…?
Being able to read my fellow classmates ecoliteracy pieces was extremely eye opening to me. It was fascinating to be able to understand what it means to be ecoliterate in the eyes on my classmates. I was able to make one main primary connection from my poem to Ben and Brooklyn’s ecoliteracy pieces. At the … Continue reading Ecoliteracy Braid Analysis
The Pretty Sky “Ooh look at the pretty sky!” I say All streaked with reds, oranges, and pinks. I stare out the window in awe It must be magic I think. “You love your pretty sky,” he says pulling the car over. “What are we doing, where are we going?” “Well getting a picture … Continue reading Ecoliteracy Love Poem
For my second visual representation I really wanted to focus on the Robin Wall Kimmerer reading; “Maple Nation: A Citizenship Guide.” This reading strongly emphasizes the importance of the small community’s maple trees in New England. We can tell in the reading that the whole community benefits and appreciates what the trees have to offer. … Continue reading Using the Garbage Can Labelled “the Ground”