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.
This poll captures how voters of color are moved by issues such as diversity in environmental groups, candidates addressing climate change, how voters see climate change impacting their communities, and much more.
Teach climate change with "Climate Emergency: Feedback Loops," a series of five short films, including an accompanying science standards-based curriculum for grades 6–12 and discussion guides suitable for university-level and community groups.
The gripping and thought-provoking documentary featuring Pope Francis, ‘The Letter’ was released October 4th, 2022 by the Laudato Si' Movement. In it top leaders from various faith backgrounds travel to Rome to speak with Pope Francis about Laudato Si' and present how the climate crisis impacts their own lives and that of their communities.
NASA and the USDA Forest Service are partnering to send tree seeds to space on Artemis I and bring STEM education that connects Artemis I programming to Earth science, conservation education, data literacy, and citizen science to educators and youth nationwide.
INDIVIDUAL PUBLICATIONS CAN BE PURCHASED SEPARATELY. The Guidelines for Excellence Series Set includes six publications providing recommendations for a variety of different topics, including community engagement, instructional materials development, and the design and implementation of environmental education programs.
If you are reading this, there is a strong chance you care about making the world a better place. As academics in higher education, nonprofit professionals, and global citizens, we, too, care about the urgent, interconnected issues facing people and the planet. Strengthening the environmental education profession through enhancing its efficacy, relevance, and ability to make change in the world requires augmenting connections with related professions and disciplines, for the benefit of all.