We were thrilled to see PLT prominently featured on CNN Health last month! Check out this article and accompanying video that showcases how PLT is supporting educators and parents in a growing movement to get kids outdoors, not only during the pandemic, but also as a way for using nature and the outdoors for improving children’s health and social and emotional learning.
Colorado PLT Coordinator Danielle Ardrey shares how to adapt the PLT Activity “The Closer You Look” for remote instruction. Students will go outdoors or view pictures to take a closer look at trees and their parts.
Learn how to adapt our “Sounds Around” student activity for remote instruction, allowing students to tune in to the everyday sounds of nature from home or a nearby outdoor space.
Many PLT activities are easily adapted to virtual learning, as we illustrate in this new monthly feature in the Branch. Check out this adaptation for Looking at Leaves from Colorado’s PLT Coordinator
Project Learning Tree now offers remote professional development to model new ways educators can work with students virtually, including adaptations to PLT activities.
Learn how two teachers banded their students and local partners together to reclaim their school’s outdoor space and create a peace garden and classroom.
A group of high school students in Colorado are analyzing the environmental impacts of goat browsing as a form of wildfire mitigation.
Maurine Rose Banzhaf, Master Environmental Educator, Woodland Park, Colorado When she moved to Colorado from Texas in 2010, Rose became an active, enthusiastic leader in …
A parent finds a way to introduce environmental education and PLT into busy teachers’ schedules at her own children’s school.
Lu Boren is a middle school teacher at St. Columba School in Durango, Colorado, who uses PLT materials to teach earth science, chemistry, and biology.