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Helios New School: Where Social and Emotional Learning is Much More than a Program

By. David DenHartog and Patti Wilczek   Helios New School, located in Sunnyvale, California, is dedicated to high standards around social-emotional learning (SEL) and to integrating SEL into all aspects of the school. Serving 150 K-8 students who have been identified...

From Sit Spots to Skits: Fostering Empathy and Compassion through Place-Based Education

By. Tom Stonehocker   The world is a big place, and for many of us it’s difficult to fathom how the Earth’s natural systems and cycles function on a global scale. What happens when environmental education becomes so broad it starts to become less relatable and...

Sustainable Well-Being: Green Schools and Social-Emotional Thriving

By. Jonathan Cloughesy and Hunter Gehlbach   The 2018 winter that produced record discontent with “bomb cyclones” and recurring late season nor’easters from New England to Washington D.C. has turned into an inglorious summer with California, Colorado, and much of the...

Teaching Empathy Through Animals

By. Robyn Stone   Reprinted with permission from Green Teacher #107, Fall 2015. Learn more about Green Teacher’s nonprofit magazine and books at...

GSNN Educator’s Toolbox: Professional Development, Resources, Grants, and Awards for August

Professional Development 2019 Green Schools Conference and Expo Call for Proposals in Open! The Green Schools Conference and Expo (GSCE) is now accepting session proposals for the 2019 conference, to be held April 8 - 9, 2019 in St. Paul, Minnesota in partnership with...

Green Schools National Network is Hiring!

Green Schools National Network is hiring a part-time social media manager. This person will work with the Network's Communication and Outreach team to manage and grow our social media presence and influence. If you are interested in this position, please send a resume...