Resources for Teachers and students of all ages:
The Orion Society offers a Nature Literacy Series that contains four books focused on ways to engage students in all disciplines with their natural surroundings.
1. Beyond Ecophobia: Reclaiming the Heart in Nature Education
2. Stories in the Land: A Place-based anthology now available as a free download: http://www.orionmagazine.org/i/documents/SIL-complete.pdf.
3. Into the Field: A Guide to Locally Focused Teaching
4Place-Based Education: Connecting Classrooms and Communities
A book sure to be invaluable to teachers looking for poetry that opens up the awareness of place and culture: WORD AND WITNESS: 100 years of NC Poetry, edited by Sally Buckner.