We just published our first book! The Outdoor Learning Store (a charitable social enterprise) is the new proud publisher of Green Teacher's 'Teaching Green in the Elementary Years'. https://outdoorlearningstore.com/2022/11/01/launching-teaching-green-series/
This book is part of the Teaching Green Series (Elementary, Middle & High School) that we just launched, which offers educators a collection of excellent teaching activities, projects and strategies shared by teachers, for teachers.
As always, 100% of proceeds go back to supporting non-profit outdoor learning initiatives.
And we are hosting a free virtual workshop with Green Teacher in 2 weeks to share more insight & ideas on this resource! https://outdoorlearningstore.com/workshops/
Robin Wall Kimmerer’s beloved bestselling book has been adapted for young adults by Monique Gray Smith. Monique is Cree, Lakota, and Scottish, and is well known for her storytelling, spirit of generosity, and focus on resilience. This new edition reinforces how wider ecological understanding stems from listening to the earth’s oldest teachers: the plants around us.
The National Wildlife Federation and Bard College’s Graduate Programs in Sustainability are launching a new campaign - #Teach10Hours4Climate - to increase the amount of time – five-fold – that K–12 students spend learning about the climate crisis and gain the knowledge and skills they need to adapt to a rapidly changing world. Go to www.teach10hours4climate.org to take the pledge and access the Guide.
This engaging and timely book showcases practical ways that PreK–12 teachers and school leaders can create and implement sustainability-focused projects and practices in their classrooms and schools, helping promote a healthy, sustainable environment and curriculum for students and leading the way towards becoming a green school.
In Mini-Forest Revolution, Lewis presents the Miyawaki Method, a unique approach to reforestation devised by Japanese botanist Akira Miyawaki. She explains how tiny forests as small as six parking spaces grow quickly and are much more biodiverse than those planted by conventional methods.
Two wild osprey chicks become orphans when a powerful storm shatters their forest nest. National STEM award-winning coauthors Deborah Lee Rose and raptor biologist Janie Veltkamp (Beauty and the Beak) tell the true, STEM-rich story of the chicks’ rescue and how Janie used her scientific knowledge of ospreys and their ecosystem to help find them a new family and nest in the wild.