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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-September as an ebook, Mobi and epub. You can take advantage of our pre-publication discounts. Click here for details.

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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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Lights, Camera, Action!

Using progressive skits to teach food chains to kids of all ages

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Pledging for Change

High school students modify one personal action to help the environment

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A mystery event that engages youth between 5-12 years old in experiential learning

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Plug Kids in to Nature

Bring nature back to elementary aged children by way of a Forest School

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Natural Colours from Plants

An experiential lesson in practical chemistry, botany and art for Grades 4 to 6

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Turn The Key To Be Idle Free

Implementing No Idle Zones in schools helps the environment and improves student’s health

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The Future of Evolution

A lesson that puts the topic of evolution into the hands of your fourth through eighth grade students

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Feeding Plants to Feed the World

A sequence of activities to teach the nutrient story to middle and high school students

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The Pathway to Stewardship

How to develop a community-wide strategy to nurture environmental stewardship in children and teens

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Have You Watched Our Videos Yet?

After a number of educators shared their videos of innovative learning strategies with us, we posted our first set for anyone to freely view.

You will find within them practical ideas such as using GoogleEarth for an invasive plant survey, or of schools that take students on weekly field trips to enhance their personal development and sustainability more generally. Learn how to prepare waste free lunches and to build comfy bug houses.

Click here to enjoy these videos and don’t forget to tell your friends about them.

Reminder: Send Us Your Videos!

If  you have developed a short video about an innovative green learning strategy, let us promote it to the world. We would post it on our website and promote it via social media.  Five minutes is an ideal length. Click here to find more information about technical suggestions, how to get started and for more details about what we are looking for. Have questions?   Contact us at