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No Child Left Inside How often do kids spend time outdoors in unstructured play? Not too often nowadays. If you think your kids are getting that outdoor time at school, you might be surprised to find out that schools are …
Are you a climate change expert? If you agree that climate change is occurring, the answer to this question is 100% yes – especially if you are a scientist or work in environmental policy. Whether or not we feel we …
In last night’s State of the Union address, President Barack Obama pledged to fuel our economic recovery through clean energy investments, but if we do not integrate education with the environment, will cannot be competitive in the global clean energy economy.
Happy New Year from the Eco-Schools USA team!
Eco-Schools USA held its first-ever teacher training workshop last week. One question from a participant stood out to me: “What is the symbolism behind the Eco-Schools logo?” It was a great question, and one we were not prepared for. After some digging, we found our answers.
Last week, the importance of climate change education was formally recognized at the close of the Cancun climate talks. Parties at Friday’s final plenary session ratified Article 6 of the U.N. Framework Convention on Climate Change. A huge international victory, Article 6 …
This week, Eco-Schools USA held its first-ever teacher training workshop in Seattle. The event, sponsored by Amgen and held at the Woodland Park Zoo, was attended by 14 K-12 educators.
This week, Eco-Schools USA is reporting to you from the program’s National Operators Meeting in Scotland.
NWF leaders spoke at an education briefing on Capitol Hill, focusing on the role that STEM education and NOAA programs play in preparing the next generation of workers to keep America competitive.
This past weekend, I wrapped up my experience at the 2010 National Science Teachers Association (NSTA) Area Conference in Baltimore. I represetened Eco-Schools USA at the conference, whose theme this year was “Charting the Course to Excellence”.