Student Involvement at Lee Academy: Finding Opportunities Out the Window

PLT supports place-based education. Read how one high school PLT teacher in Maine uses community-based investigations to give students opportunities to make real world decisions, meet community needs, and explore what is happening in their own neighborhoods as the foundation for learning cross-cutting concepts.

Student Sustainability Group Leads Reforestation Effort

“Students for Sustainability” are working to reduce the carbon footprint of their high school and community in Washington State. In a relatively short amount of time, they’ve already revitalized local reforestation efforts.

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.

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Why Teach Outside in Winter?

Teaching outside year-round is a rewarding experience for students of all ages. Teachers in Maine share how to make winter outdoor learning safe and fun.

Top 10 Benefits of Environmental Education

Enthusiasm for learning. Empowered to make a difference. Improved health and academic performance. Just some of the benefits of EE for youth, educators, schools, communities.