One of the great challenges of embracing ESD will be to reorient current curriculums to address sustainability. Once a curriculum is written, it is difficult to change; tradition is a powerful force in keeping the status quo. To add or drop anything from the curriculum will probably require deliberate action. The following exercises will help educators, curriculum designers, and administrators to begin the process of reorienting education. These exercises are designed to help you answer the question what can or should I do differently? These exercises will not help you to completely redesign the curriculum; they will, however, help you to take initial steps.
The exercises to reorient education to address sustainability are: