With PLT activities infused across the curriculum and some amazing student accomplishments, this school is a model for others wanting to build a GreenSchools program.
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.
Learn how students at this urban school in Newark, NJ brought nature indoors to improve air quality, connect with science lessons, and develop their leadership skills.
Exploring Mars while recycling on Earth, composting in the classroom, creating a wildlife garden. These are some highlights from service-learning projects funded by GreenWorks! grants.
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.
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.
In Washington, D.C., ABC Channel 7 interviewed students about their work outside of the classroom that’s raising the environmental awareness of their community.
Multiplication often results in ending up with more than you had at the start. That’s what happened with Environmental Learning Multiplied, or ELM, a program that took place at Sloan’s Lake Park in Denver.
“No excuses, just solutions” is the motto of McKinley Tech, a PLT GreenSchool in the nation’s capital. Read about the motto in action.
Students in an urban Baltimore high school finds creative ways to restore the Chesapeake Bay ecosystem–learning and providing a valuable service at the same time.