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Green Teacher 110, Summer 2016

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Features

Introduction to this Special Issue by Amy Demarest

Teaching green: how educators creatively use the elements of place-based education

Venturing Beyond the School by Salvatore Vascellaro

A curriculum of experiences in the world

The Giving of the Gardens by Alison Elliott

Inspiring a new year of growth by sharing garden accomplishments with next year’s gardeners

Fostering Youth Leadership In Urban Places by Ethan Lowenstein, Lisa Voelker, Jonice Sylvester, Aniya Roundtree, Kianna Harris, Chad Segrist and Rebecca Nielsen

Building just and healthy communities requires trust in young people

Think Locally; Explore Globally by Christa Dillabaugh, Terri Hebert and Kelly Keena

An exploration in the Amazon gives teachers deeper global and local connections

Problems in Our Backyard by Jennifer Cody, John Katunich, and Mark Kissling

What changes when young students grapple with real, local issues?

The Bison Range Project by Jennifer Ogden

Finding the hidden stories in the places we live

You Can Do It: Taking Kids out of the Classroom by Mallory Primm

Practical strategies for learning outside of the classroom

Igniting Curiosity with Pocket Museums by John Paull

A great way to collect and save special treasures that capture the attention of inquiring minds

Stewardship in Appalachia by Jennifer L. Weible and Heather Toomey Zimmerman

Learning about water quality issues with an action-oriented, place-based pedagogy

A Reel-y Authentic Food Truck by Daisy Sharrock and Liz Perry

High school students experience deep learning while creating a food truck that shows movies

Falling Arthropods and Citizen Science by Daniel Shaw

From climate change to natural disasters: how tiny critters invoke joy and reveal environmental secrets

Green Building: Tools for the Future by Susy Ellison

What you need to plan for if tackling a building project with teens

PBE Resources for Your Toolkit by Amy Demarest

For a wonderful, annotated list of place-based education websites, books, videos, etc