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There is a lot happening in the green schools movement! Visit this page frequently for the latest blog posts, articles, and shared content from our partners that highlight the research, best practices, and success stories driving innovation in today's classrooms. You can also subscribe to GSNN's newsletter, GreenNotes, to receive original green schools content in your inbox every month.

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STEAM Makes Art an Integral Part of the Equation

By now everyone is familiar with the acronym STEM (science, technology, engineering, and math) and the important role it plays in K-12 curriculum. STEM education is incredibly important for preparing today’s students to enter the green workforce and participate in a...

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Putting the “A” in STEAM

By. Dr. Jami Frost, Claire Cyr, Colleen Cauffiel, Craig Hurley, and Catherine Padgett, Ford Elementary School (Acworth, Georgia)   Imagine the excitement when first graders at Ford Elementary School in Acworth, Georgia present an integrated STEAM project, the 3...

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Connecting Art and Science

By. Amanda Berlinski   Reprinted with permission from Green Teacher #96, Summer 2012.  Learn more about Green Teacher’s nonprofit magazine and books at www.greenteacher.com....

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Urban Tree Canopy Project Bridges Community and Curriculum

By. Meghan Raftery, School/Community Partnerships Coordinator for Virginia Beach City Public Schools   Once there was a tree and she loved a school. She was a Live Oak named “Big Mama” and she lived in the courtyard of an elementary school. Thanks to the students...

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Enhancing Life Science Education with Project BudBurst

By. Katherine Johnson, Youth Education Director, Chicago Botanic Garden   Following best practices for teaching life sciences in the classroom can be challenging, especially for schools in urban settings. Project BudBurst is a citizen science program that can...

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