leaves children's reading book

Leaves

Use this book to explore the falling leaves of autumn with young readers and a first-year bear cub.

Teaching and Learning Ecologically

Education is my passion, and I am fortunate to enjoy it as a career. As Manager of Education Programs with the Project Learning Tree (PLT) national office in Washington, D.C., I help create PLT’s PreK-12 activities and design professional development programs for educators. For nearly a decade, I have been immersed in the field of environmental education.

trouts are made of trees children's book

Trout Are Made Of Trees

In this book for grades K-2, join three young children and their Dad as they observe life in and around a stream.

the gardener children's book

The Gardener

Use this children’s book to compare and contrast rural and urban America as Lydia travels to a new city with a suitcase full of seeds.

STEM: Bursting Buds

Spring is here! Flowers are beginning to bloom and new leaves are growing on the trees. Have your students take a closer look at trees to identify where leaves come from and how changing conditions affect leaf growth.

Outstanding Educator
Augustine Frkuska

Augustine Frkuska is a teacher at Crestview Elementary School in Live Oak, Texas, who incorporates PLT into his curriculum and mentors other teachers.

Outstanding Educator
Kelly Gallo

Kelly Gallo is an environmental education specialist at Soldier Hollow Charter School in Midway, Utah. She created a school Green Council to promote sustainability.

STEM: Adopt a Tree

Encourage a greater understanding of your local environment and a tree’s place in it using this STEM focused activity.