Students Across the Country Exchange Forests

A foundation of PLT’s broad-based curriculum is support and enrichment of a variety of teaching and learning opportunities for teachers and students alike.  PLT activities …


Why Teach Outside?

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.

As Trees Grow, We Grow!

“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 …

Outstanding Educator
Joy Cowart

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.

Outstanding Educator
Amber Hodges

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.