Environmental issues can be complex and controversial. In this episode, Extension Educator, Andrea Lorek Strauss, shares her experience and suggestions for teaching and talking with others about such controversial issues.
Visit a few links Andrea suggested where you can learn more about addressing controversial issues in education and outreach.
Guidelines for Discussing Difficult Topics, University of Michigan Center for Research on Learning & Teaching
How to See Past your Own Perspective and Find Truth, TED talk by Michael Patrick Lynch
On Being Wrong, TED Talk by Kathryn Schulz
How to Lead Tough Conversations, TED Talk by Adar Cohen
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