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Catalyst Network Coming into Focus as GSNN Looks Ahead to 2018

By. Cyndy Merse, Content Manager, Green Schools National Network   This has been quite an eventful year for Green Schools National Network (GSNN). Another successful conference has come and gone, our membership program is gaining steam, and we launched our...

The Value of Teaching and Learning through an Education for Sustainable Development Lens

By. Tamera Musiowsky   How valuable is investing time in learning about education for sustainable development in today’s day and age? It’s invaluable for all of us.   When I came across a program offered by the University for Peace in Costa Rica through their Earth...

Let There Be Light: A New School Embraces Change and a 21st Century Redesign

By. Caroline Raville, Assistant Principal at Auburn (Alabama) High School   Walking through the busy halls of Auburn High School (AHS), sunlight warming my steps, students nodding as I pass their classes, it is hard to believe that anyone would have wanted to be...

Bringing School to Life Helps Teachers Implement Place-Based Education in the Classroom

By. Sarah Anderson   This blog post has been adapted from the first chapter of Bringing School to Life: Place-Based Education Across the Curriculum. Learn how you can get your copy at the end of the post.   Place-based education is on the rise. Despite pressure from...

GSNN President Reflects on Canadian EdTech Summit Keynote, Role of Intention in School Design

How we design 21st century learning environments matters. This is just one of the key messages that Bridgitte Alomes, CEO of Natural Pod and President of Green Schools National Network (GSNN), conveyed in her keynote address at the 8th Canadian EdTech Leadership...

Sustaining a School Culture (of Sustainability)

By. Skylar L. Primm, Advisor/Lead Teacher at High Marq Environmental Charter School   “It doesn’t matter where you come from. You’re welcome here.” With these words, Alexis, an eighth grader, welcomes new and returning students to another school year at High Marq...