It’s the oldest school in the United States, but Boston Latin School prides itself on its new thinking. Students have taken the initiative on several ambitious projects, rapidly transforming … Read more
The benefits of nature have been widely documented—active time in the outdoors improves classroom performance, gets kids off the couch, and can help prevent children from being “coronary time bombs”, and now new research shows that nature can also make people more caring.
American children spend an average of six hours per day watching television, web surfing and playing video games, By contrast, they spend an average of 30 minutes in outdoor sports and just four … Read more
America's increasing focus on things that are "green" most certainly extends to our K-12 schools — all 130,000 of them. The new NWF Eco-Schools USA program will help many U.S. schools to … Read more
Many Americans have seen the Oscar-winning film documentary, An inconvenient Truth. It is based on a powerful visual and factual presentation on the realities of global warming that was developed through many years of hard … Read more