Location, location, location! See what happens when schoolwork explores students' connections with local history, environment, culture, or economy.
- Though it can seem daunting, getting students outdoors for even 30 minutes offers many benefits, during the pandemic and beyond. This checklist can help get you started.679
- As elementary students turn squares of paper into animals they’re studying, the age-old Japanese art form makes lessons more memorable.533
- There are plenty of logistics to consider, but educators say outdoor classes keep kids and teachers safer—and provide much-needed fresh air.12.8k
- A mini-golf course, a canoe trip down the local river, a discussion about environmental justice. Here’s how schools are teaching students about environmental science.495
- When we are faced with challenges, our brains are activated to learn new things—so long as a foundation of safety, belonging, and trust is there as well.288
- When students step out of the classroom and explore the concepts they’ve learned about, they deepen their understanding of science, themselves, and the world.
- Taking kids outside—whatever environment your school is in—provides a new path to engagement in learning.801