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NASA and Eco-Schools USA – Forging Climate Change Connections

11/2/2010 // By Laura Hickey

The inaugural NASA/Eco-Schools USA Climate Change Connections professional development institute is happening this week just outside of Washington, DC. Read more >

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Keeping Kids in the Dark: U.S. Chamber of Commerce and Energy “Education”

10/21/2010 // By Kevin Coyle

U.S. Chamber of Commerce’s Institute for 21st Century Energy teachers’ guide is just wrong. We need to provide our classrooms with a full picture, and not permit purveyors of partial information to keep students in the dark.
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3 Fun Games for an Outdoor Birthday Party

9/23/2010 // By Guest Author

Birthday bashes belong outdoors—even in autumn! Read more >

Secretary Arne Duncan, Congressman John Sarbanes Address Sustainability Education Summit in DC

9/21/2010 // By NWF

This post was written by Patrick Fitzgerald, NWF’s Director of Education Advocacy. NWF’s Campus Ecology Team is back for Day 2 of the Sustainability Education Summit where hundreds of environmental, education and business leaders are working together to create an […] Read more >

Back to School: Back Outside! Video Highlights

9/2/2010 // By Amanda Cooke

Check out this video with Kevin Coyle, summarizing his new Back to School: Back Outside! report about the role of outdoor learning programs and outdoor play time in furthering children’s overall education
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Back to School? Back Outside!

9/1/2010 // By Amanda Cooke

‘Back to School:Back Outside!’ Report Documents How Outdoor Time Boosts Academic Performance
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Ranger Rick Magazine Wins Education Publication Award

6/16/2010 // By Amanda Cooke

Ranger Rick Magazine win K-5 periodical of the year by Association of Educational Publishers.
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True Roots: One NWFer Reconnects Through Eco-Schools USA

6/15/2010 // By Laura Hickey

Laura Hickey is National Wildlife Federation’s Senior Director of Global Warming Education and Eco-Schools USA. This month, she traveled back in time with the Eco-Schools USA program.
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Panther Pride! Take Action On Endangered Species Day With Eco-Schools USA

5/18/2010 // By Amanda Cooke

Currently, there are 1,324 endangered species listed in the United States—750 plants and 574 animals. What can you do to get involved? Read more >

Let’s Move! Tackling Childhood Obesity With the Great Outdoors

5/14/2010 // By Amanda Cooke

First Lady Michelle Obama this week released an action plan called Solving the Problem of Childhood Obesity Within a Generation. The new report provides a national road map of solutions to tackle this health issue.
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