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Let’s Get Physical: Camping Excursions Bring Prairie Crossing Students Closer to Nature

By. Naomi Hershiser, Dean of Environmental Learning, Prairie Crossing Charter School   As a student, my elementary and middle school PE experiences were pretty much confined to team sports and games – the traditional sort like basketball and the kinds that seem to...

Seventh-Grade Trip to Tremont Combines Physical Activity and Nature in a National Park

By. Whitney Strubhar, Leanni Javier, and Asher Douchant, Maplewood Richmond Heights Middle School   Every year, the seventh-grade students of Maplewood Richmond Heights Middle School (MRHMS) take a week-long trip to Tennessee to learn at the Great Smoky Mountains...

When School is Cool: Professional Development that Gets Educators Out of Class, In the Field

By. Adam Bavier, Ecology Project International   It was the fourth morning of our Teacher Fellowship and the snow was so pristine, light, and fresh, that the long line of our crew floated across the butte without much trouble. This was good. When tracking bison along...

Nighttime Adventures

By. Brad Daniel and Clifford Knapp   Reprinted with permission from Green Teacher #93, Summer 2011. Learn more about Green Teacher’s nonprofit magazine and books at...

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

Professional Development Be a Catalyst for Change…Become a Green Schools National Network Member The green schools movement is the most critical education reform initiative of our time. Through the Green Schools National Network (GSNN) membership program, you can show...

GSNN Educator’s Toolbox Summer 2018 Catalyst Edition: Professional Development, Resources, Grants, and Awards

Professional Development Be a Catalyst for Change…Become a Green Schools National Network Member The green schools movement is the most critical education reform initiative of our time. Through the Green Schools National Network (GSNN) membership program, you can show...