NYC Eco-Schools

Teachers work in teams to test Hudson River water for turbidity. Photo by Teri Brennan

Green STEM: Real-World Learning With NYC Eco-Schools

On April 26-28, the NYC Department of Education hosted its second annual Spring STEM Institute for 600 teachers at Stuyvesant High School. As part of the Institute, NYC Eco-Schools was …

Photo by Brooklyn New School

Celebrating Schools for National Wildlife Week: Wildlife in the City

In our blog series celebrating schools across the nation for National Wildlife Week, our 2nd post takes us to New York City. While some might think of skyscrapers and cement, our New York …

Students enjoy exploring and interacting with nature. Photo by Teri Brennan

Teaching a Kindergarten Class in the Great Outdoors

How many children get to say that they spent the morning not only in the great outdoors, but doing their part to help wildlife as well? One perfectly sunny, but …

Otter Swimming with Plastic Bottle

A NYC Eco-Schools Teacher Helps Her Classroom Go Plastic-Free

The environment did not start out as a curriculum objective. It happened as a result of the principal’s insistence on integrating current events into our lessons. Different themes and concerns arose …

Sweet Success: Bronx Guild High School’s Urban Farm

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