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Posts from the ‘Ideas’ Category

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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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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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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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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Eco-Detectives

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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