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.

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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Exploring Forestry as a Career

A female forester explains what the life of a forester actually entails and how she inspires students to explore jobs that will take them outside.

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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.