Incorporating best education practices (BEPs) into your natural resource management strategies is critical for achieving success.
With website resources, learn to:
- Connect the situation with the people
- Choose achievable goals
- Select relevant outreach techniques
- Get measurable results
Check your skills, your program, your outreach goals:
- Best Education Practices, Decision Tree — Follow the “tree” choices to see if you are using the best practices for educating specific audience.
- Outreach Program Assessment — Assess messages, campaigns, programs, materials, events
- Changing Public Behavior: Educator Self-Assessment — Check your skills for engaging a target audience, and for ascertaining audience information important to your goals.
Website resources help educators and natural resource professionals achieve outreach goals:
- Best Education Practices — What are Best Education Practices, and how do we know that they are the best?
- Use BEPs — Apply Best Education Practices
- Educator Resources — Includes Tools for Teaching, a Guide for Researchers, sample printed materials, and links to other educators and external resources
- Changing Public Behavior resources — Explore, to learn how to tailor your initiative to a particular audience and specific goals.
Choose one of the following options:
- How do I get started?
- How do I improve my program?
- How does my work measure up to BEPs?
- Use good educational practices.
- Use educational resources.
- Use professional development resources.
- Use water management and issues resources
Water Outreach Education – Facilitating Access to Resources and Best Practices is a collaboration of USDA CSREES (Cooperative State Research, Education and Extension Service) and other public and private clean and safe water partners to promote best education practices for water education and to improve access to education resources and strategies.