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Education & the Environment Initiative Curriculum

Development and review of an environment-based curriculum for kindergarten through grade 12 in the subject-matter areas of history-social science and science.

EEI Model Curriculum External link opens in new window or tab.
The goal of the Education and the Environment Initiative (EEI) is to increase environmental literacy for California's kindergarten through grade 12 (K-12) students by teaching science and history-social science academic content standards to mastery within an environmental context.

2009-10 Education and the Environment Initiative Curriculum Review

Instructional Materials Reviewer/Content Review Expert (IMR/CRE) Report of Findings
Edits and Corrections from the IMR/CRE review are available upon request.

Evaluation Criteria
Criteria for evaluating EEI instructional materials, adopted by the State Board of Education (SBE) on January 9, 2008.

Environmental Principles and Concepts External link opens in new window or tab.
These Environmental Principles and Concepts serve as the foundation for developing the Model Curriculum for California's K-12 students that is mandated under the Education and the Environment Initiative.

EEI Curriculum Reviewers
List of CREs/IMRs appointed by the SBE for the 2009 EEI Curriculum Review.

Questions:   Curriculum Frameworks and Instructional Resources Division | CFIRD@cde.ca.gov | 916-319-0881
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