The Country Day School in McLean, VA, is the first early childhood center in the country to be honored as a certified PLT GreenSchool! Students and teachers embraced outdoor learning, and completed all 5 PLT Early Childhood Investigations and a variety of action projects to make their school more green, a great accomplishment during the pandemic.
Project Learning Tree now offers remote professional development to model new ways educators can work with students virtually, including adaptations to PLT activities.
As a 7th grade Environmental Science teacher, I often turn to PLT for ideas and inspiration. So when my state adopted new environmental science content and guidelines earlier this year, I took a deep breath and opened my trustworthy PreK-8 Guide for inspiration. It’s helped me through previous curriculum and standards changes in years past, and not surprisingly, I found more than 15 engaging activities to strongly correlate with the new state guidelines.
Kathleen Ogilvy, area forester with the Virginia Department of Forestry Kathleen became a trained PLT facilitator in 2008. Over the past decade, she has taken …
A GreenWorks! grant to Coles Elementary in Virginia sparked science learning across all grades as students investigated a soil erosion problem on their school grounds.
As the leader of the Green Team at my high school, I’m proud of the collaborative efforts of over 100 students, the principal, and volunteers.
PLT celebrates five outstanding educators who use environmental education to provide children and adults with skills to meet 21st century needs.
As Children’s Garden Educator at Lewis Ginter Botanical Gardens in Richmond, Tarneshia plans and carries out nature activities for children and their families. Previously she …
Learn how this student got her school principal to agree to starting a GreenSchools program, and what she is doing to motivate teachers and students.
Helping kids learn from nature is all in a day’s work for Project Learning Tree’s 2016 National Outstanding Educators. Here’s how they do it.