After completing a self-guided Meditation Nature Trail, high school students took on a bigger project. They created a permanent, interactive station to teach visitors about interconnectedness in nature.
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.
Students and teachers from a South Carolina high school share tips for PLT GreenSchools success.
“As Trees Grow, We Grow!” was the theme created by ten students from South Tahoe High School who volunteered to create a presentation for the …
Joy Cowart uses PLT to teach language arts and English as a second language to grades 6-12 at Lowndes County Schools in Valdosta, Georgia.
Amber Hodges is a project associate for the Virginia Cooperative Extension in Roanoke, Virginia, who provides programming to about 1,800 K–12 students per year.
A new volunteer program at Long Island Children’s Museum trains teens to become museum educators. The volunteers develop interactive nature and science programming for children and adults.
Olivia Griset teaches biology, oceanography, and field ecology to grades 10-12 at Lisbon High School in Lisbon Falls, Maine.
Hilary Hargrove teaches science and honors ecology to grades 9-12 at Riverdale High School in Murfreesboro, Tennessee, and advises her school’s Envirothon team.