Storybooks are a great way to capture children’s interest in the environment. Check out this book—and some ways to tie it to PLT activities.
Karen, a Co-Director at Aleph Academy who teaches at the University of Nevada in Reno, has trained thousands of educators in PLT workshops.
In this children’s book, a young girl takes a quiet walk with her father and identifies the many different sounds they hear.
Ginger Reasonover is a science lab coordinator who uses PLT with preK through fourth grade students at David Lipscomb Elementary School in Nashville, Tennessee.
There are lots of reasons to learn outside. If you are thinking about trying out teaching in the outdoors, check out these tips.
Nature helps children’s development–intellectually, emotionally, socially, spiritually, and physically. Studies show that teaching outdoors produces student gains in social studies, science, language arts and math.
Rob Marohn teaches fifth grade science and language arts at Bay View Elementary School in Duluth, Minnesota, where he created an after-school forest club.