If These Walls Could Teach…

If These Walls Could Teach…

By. Molly Stoffregen, teacher at Northside Elementary in Chapel Hill, North Carolina   Locally sourced recycled materials. Rainwater cisterns. Sunshades. A garden roof. Daylight sensors. Air quality monitors. These are just a few examples of the many green...
Students Design Stormwater Solutions

Students Design Stormwater Solutions

by Philippe Cousteau, Jr. and Stacey Rafalowski, EarthEcho International   Climate change. Ocean acidification. Plastic pollution. Dead zones. Global challenges like these exist at the complex nexus of political discourse, social norms, economics, scientific...
Celebrate the Joy and Wonder of Schoolyards this May

Celebrate the Joy and Wonder of Schoolyards this May

By. Sharon Gamson Danks, CEO of Green Schoolyards America and co-founder of the International School Grounds Alliance   **This article was originally published as a blog post for the Children & Nature Network in May 2014 and has been updated for the May 2016...
Three C’s: Sustainability in Curriculum, Campus, and Community

Three C’s: Sustainability in Curriculum, Campus, and Community

By. Robert McGehee, Program Coordinator, Walton National Sustainability Teachers’ Academy   Like many teachers, Aggie Nava recognized the importance of promoting sustainability with her students but was not sure how to bring it into the classroom.  ...