Marketing the Green School: Form, Function, and the Future, 1st Edition

  • Tak C. Chan
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  • ISBN-10: 1466663138
  • ISBN-13: 9781466663138
  • DDC: 371.6
  • Grade Level Range: College Freshman - College Senior
  • 348 Pages | eBook
  • Original Copyright 2014 | Published/Released December 2015
  • This publication's content originally published in print form: 2014

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As environmental concerns become more prevalent, it is important for today's youth to be exposed to green practices. The introduction of environmentally sound principles into educational systems and institutions helps establish a positive viewpoint on sustainability as well as promote green practices. Marketing the Green School: Form, Function, and the Future features the latest research surrounding the operational efficiency, financial and legal considerations, and effectiveness of environmentally friendly school systems, as well as the integration of environmental education curriculum. Investigating the impact a green environment has on student well-being and success, this book is an essential reference source for school superintendents, school business managers, contractors, architects, and civil engineers interested in the development and promotion of green initiatives in educational institutions.

Table of Contents

Front Cover.

Title Page.

Copyright Page.

Advances in Educational Marketing, Administration, and Leadership (AEMAL) Book Series.

Titles in this Series.

Editorial Advisory Board.

List of Reviewers.

Table of Contents.

Detailed Table of Contents.




1: Green School Frameworks.

2: The Green Schooling of America: Emerging Research on Student Learning.

3: Green School Characteristics, Sustainability, and Student Learning.

4: Research on Green Schools and Student Performance.

The Green School Structure.

5: Enhancing Building Performance and Environmental Learning: A Case Study of Virginia Beach City Public Schools.

6: An Ecological Originated Design in Education Structures: A Case Study of an Education Campus in Adana, Turkey.

7: Green Technology for Green Schools.

8: The Places Where Children Play.

9: Environmental Considerations of Green School Grounds.

Green School and the Instructional Process.

10: Green School Principals: Making the Connection among Student Achievement, Healthy School Environments, and Project-Based Learning.

11: Green Schools as Teaching Tools.

12: The School Walls Teach: Student Involvement in the Green School.

13: “Green” Teaching and Learning in Schools.

14: Toward a Green Curriculum: Transforming the Schoolhouse and Classroom.

15: Using Environment-Based Education to Transform the School Campus.

16: Cyberlearning in Green Schools: Instruction to the Maximum.

Issues in Green School Leadership.

17: Green School Leadership: What Does it Really Mean?.

18: The Green School: A Superintendent's Perspective.

19: PPBES: How One School District Goes Green.

20: Legal Issues for Green Schools.

Green School Finance and Operations.

21: Green School Financing: Sustainability in a Time of Economic Challenge.

22: Cost Analysis of Green School Initiatives.

23: Return on Investment: Are Green Schools Worth the Cost?.

24: Benefits Derived from the Green School Movement.

25: School Safety and Green Schools.

Looking Ahead of Green Schools.

26: Integrating Sustainabilityinto School Practices: A Model of Developing Green Schools.

27: The Future of Green Schools.

Compilation of References.

About the Contributors.