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Teaching Teens about Climate Change

We’re excited to announce next month’s publication of our newest book. Teaching Teens about Climate Change will be available in mid-October. You can take advantage of our pre-publication discounts, and the third purchaser from each province and state will receive their copy for free. Click here for details.

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Green Teacher 114, Fall 2017

Our Fall issue includes ten great articles and more than 20 reviews of new wonderful educational resources. Among the highlights, the cover story describes a success story about teaching city and suburban students about nature, and how easy it is to make friends and partnerships while learning. Check out this and other innovative learning strategies in the Fall issue.

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STEM to STEAM and Citizen Science

If elementary school kids are to become engaged with environmental protection, make it personal

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Observation-Focused Nature Journaling

Tips and lesson ideas that help students notice the unexplored beauty of nature

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Fostering Connections to Freshwater Ecosystems

Activities that can inspire students in grades 3-12 to become environmental stewards and passionate problem solvers

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Let’s Talk Fracking

Discussing complex energy issues with young people to foster a more sustainable energy future

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Water Quality Field Trips

As they watch wastewater being treated and test water quality in a stream near their school, high school and college students come to appreciate the importance of water quality

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Tips to Start Off Your School Year

How best to plan for school-wide environmental learning and action throughout the year

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Rooting Readers in the Literary Garden

How a Literary Garden turned a required high school English class into an exciting opportunity for students to dig literature outdoors

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Finding Inspiration for Outdoor Learning

A profile of an award-winning teacher’s strategies for getting all students in her school outdoors more often

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Where Does Our Food Come From?

A lesson to help grade 3-8 students appreciate the impact our food system has on climate change

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Secrets to Snagging Great Science Partners

It is easier than you think to build rewarding partnerships for outdoor education

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Cover Story offers Green Teacher articles for free!

Individual Green Teacher articles can now be purchased for 99 cents from Cover Story.  To celebrate Canada Day (July 1) and Independence Day (the 4th of July) in the United States, Cover Story is offering all of the articles from our Summer 2017 issue for free.  Click here to access them.

Green Teacher 113, Summer 2017

Our Summer issue includes eleven wonderful articles and more than 25 reviews of new educational resources. Among the highlights, the cover story describes an exciting, community-driven process to ensure that every young person has dozens if not hundreds of opportunities to develop and practice a stewardship ethic throughout their years of formal schooling. Check out this and ten other innovative learning strategies in the Summer issue.

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Partnering with Ski-Hills for Active Learning

Developing outdoor classrooms at local ski hills to develop minds and bodies

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Secondary Science Outdoors

How high school science teachers include outdoor activities in their lessons

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