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Educating in an Uncertain World: How GSNN Can Help

Educating in an Uncertain World: How GSNN Can Help

Just like that, the world of education has been turned on its head. The COVID-19 pandemic has forced us to think outside the box to deliver the best education possible to our students. For many, the last few weeks have been spent navigating unchartered territory,...

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My 2020 Green Schools Conference & Expo Experience

My 2020 Green Schools Conference & Expo Experience

By. Lacetia Walker I sat in anxious anticipation as the wheels of the plane smoothly touched down on the tarmac. It was a week of firsts for me: My first visit to Portland, Oregon, my first layover in Las Vegas, and my first opportunity to attend the Green Schools...

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A Hybrid Green Building Inspires Student Learning

A Hybrid Green Building Inspires Student Learning

By. Joan Leavens and Greg Thiel It’s been said that if you move your body, you move your mind. So, it stands to reason that if you move into a carefully designed, inspiring, cheerful, collaborative environment, your mind will be moved in ways that you never previously...

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Green Building: Tools for the Future

By. Susy Ellison   Reprinted with permission from Green Teacher #110, Summer 2016. Learn more about Green Teacher’s nonprofit magazine and books at www.greenteacher.com.

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Math on the Playground

Math on the Playground

By. Jan Cohen and Tiffany Briery Place-based math learning is a topic that deserves attention. Whether at a park, community space, historic site, museum, or playground, place-based math experiences spark student interest, reinforce mathematical thinking, excite...

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Embracing Gender Diversity at Oak Park Unified School District

Embracing Gender Diversity at Oak Park Unified School District

By. Jay Greenlinger Climate of Care Oak Park Unified School District (OPUSD) has a history of breaking from the norm. Whether it’s being named the first U.S. Department of Education Green Ribbon School District in California (2013) or adopting an elementary literacy...

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