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The (Solar) Power of Authenticity

By. Keith David Reeves, Technology Coach, Discovery Elementary School (Arlington, VA)   August 21st, the day of the recent solar eclipse, fell between the end of Summer School and the start of the regular school year, but the 1,706 solar panels at Discovery Elementary...

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Think Global, Teach Local: It is More Relevant and Realistic

The world we inhabit today is vastly different from the one our parents and grandparents lived in. Technology and ease of travel give the illusion that the distance between countries is shorter, making the planet feel smaller. Our communities are a melting pot of...

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Think Locally; Explore Globally

By. Christa Dillabaugh, Terri Hebert, and Kelly Keena   Reprinted with permission from Green Teacher #110, Summer 2016. Learn more about Green Teacher’s nonprofit magazine and books at...

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Mindfulness at the Heart of a Wellness Program

By Tina Nilsen-Hodges, Founder and Principal, New Roots Charter School (Ithaca, New York)   “Take 30!” Instantly our entire student body fell silent and closed their eyes. I peeked to see the reactions of city officials who were guests at our ribbon-cutting...

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Healthy Bodies, Healthy Minds: Feeding the Future

By. Karla Dumas, Rebecca Portman, and Kate Watts, Forward Food, a program of The Humane Society of the United States   Feeding roughly 31 million students each day is no small task. Evolving tastes, limited funding, the proliferation of food allergies, and a focus on...

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Yoga in the Classroom

By. Marina Ebert   Reprinted with permission from Green Teacher #97, Fall 2012. Learn more about Green Teacher’s nonprofit magazine and books at www.greenteacher.com....

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