There are lots of reasons to learn outside. If you are thinking about trying out teaching in the outdoors, check out these tips.
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.
Students and teachers from a South Carolina high school share tips for PLT GreenSchools success.
Project Learning Tree activities are excellent tools to teach life skills. At a summer leadership camp in Georgia, students learned about leadership, teamwork, and volunteerism.
A successful service-learning project is more than just volunteering—it involves students applying knowledge and skills to make a difference in their communities.
A new volunteer program at Long Island Children’s Museum trains teens to become museum educators. The volunteers develop interactive nature and science programming for children and adults.
Litter is a pandemic problem on the island of St. Croix, so local high school students organized a series of “Service Saturdays” to combine a litter clean-up with environmental activities.