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Environmental Education

Planet School: Building a Greener World

It’s not easy for teachers when students strike and urge governments to act on climate change. Depending on school policy, it can be hard for educators to know how to respond. ...

Carbon Neutral: Messages of Hope

At a time when it would be easy to scare them silly, educators need to empower kids instead. Kids need to know that change is possible.

Taking STEM Outside the Classroom

A survey by the National Association of Independent Schools found that 82 percent of high school students are sometimes or often bored in class. Todd Ablett has a simple ...

Keeping Water Education Fresh

This round of hopscotch is for life. It appears typical at first—students jumping down the course, but they are all holding empty cups in their hands and fill them with water ...

Making Time for Outdoor Activity

A recent survey conducted by the David Suzuki Foundation finds that 70 percent of today’s youth (aged 13 20 years old) don’t spend any more than one hour a day outside. This ...