GreenNotes

Stewardship in Appalachia

By. Jennifer L. Weible and Heather Toomey Zimmerman   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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There is “Something In The Water” in Virginia Beach

There is “Something In The Water” in Virginia Beach

This article about the March 2020 Virginia Beach City Public Schools site seminar is authored by Tim Cole, Sustainability Officer for Virginia Beach City Public Schools This coming April, Pharrell Williams will host the second annual Something In The Water (SITW)...

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Engaging Youth as Citizens Through Service-Learning

Engaging Youth as Citizens Through Service-Learning

By. Amy Meuers, National Youth Leadership Council Despite recent civic action by young people, a June 2018 report by the Democracy Project doesn't shed a positive light on the state of our Union. Democracy is facing its most significant challenge of recent years....

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Venturing Beyond the School

By. Salvatore Vascellaro   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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Civic Environmental Science in Urban Schools

Civic Environmental Science in Urban Schools

By. Constance Flanagan, Erin Gallay, and Ethan Lowenstein “This is me, I'm giving back to my community, bettering it. I should keep this up. I go home and started planting trees. Worked with my neighbors, they came out cause they found it interesting that I was doing...

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Taking the TREK to Academic Learning and Civic Engagement

Taking the TREK to Academic Learning and Civic Engagement

By. Susan A. Abravanel “High-quality, school-based civic learning fosters civic knowledge, skills, and attitudes; promotes civic equality; builds 21st Century skills; improves school climate and lowers school drop-out rates.” (Guilfoile and Delander, 2014, p. 5) For...

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