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Published on 09 Aug 2017 Written by Jenny Wiedower Posted in Center for Green Schools

As a K–12 teacher, you need lessons developed to help you foster a more sustainable future for your students. Learning Lab is the online platform that can give you those educational tools.

With a catalog of...

Published on 04 Aug 2017 Written by Cindy Zork Posted in Center for Green Schools

USGBC's Connect the Dots: Green Schools Challenge program challenges K–12 schools across Virginia, Washington, D.C., Maryland and West Virginia to develop and implement the most creative, effective, no- or...

Published on 30 Jul 2017 Written by Anisa Heming Posted in Center for Green Schools

A green school is about more than curriculum, more than programming and more than bricks and mortar. It’s a school that supports global sustainability in every way. A green school begins with the future in mind, designing a learning experience for students that will prepare them to lead...

Published on 27 Jul 2017 Written by Sonia Htoon Posted in Center for Green Schools

Representatives from green schools, school districts and post-secondary institutions across the country came together to celebrate their recognition as 2017 U.S. Department of Education Green Ribbons Schools ...

Published on 27 Jul 2017 Written by Phoebe Beierle Posted in Center for Green Schools

Primary and secondary schools around the country are constantly experimenting with new strategies. A common approach is the move away from linear concept teaching to interdisciplinary, hands-on learning that helps prepare students to think critically and better handle a changing world.

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Published on 26 Jul 2017 Written by Amory Fischer Posted in Center for Green Schools

The Center for Green Schools staff at USGBC are fortunate to hear of many inspiring stories across the country, and Amory Fischer's is one...

Published on 13 Jul 2017 Written by Jenny Wiedower Posted in Center for Green Schools

Learning Lab Education Partner EcoRise collaborated with the Biomimicry Institute to...

Published on 10 Jul 2017 Written by Anisa Heming Posted in Center for Green Schools

The June issue of the Green Schools Catalyst Quarterly, released by the Green Schools National Network, is rich with information about the current state of affairs for green...

Published on 07 Jul 2017 Written by Anisa Heming Posted in Center for Green Schools

All around the United States, USGBC communities are putting the mission of green schools into action, and staff and volunteers at the Center for Green Schools...

Published on 30 Jun 2017 Written by Jenny Wiedower Posted in Center for Green Schools

You want the best K–12 curriculum, and we've got it. In this first installment of “3 lessons on…”, the Center for Green Schools at USGBC is...

Published on 23 Jun 2017 Written by Anisa Heming Posted in Center for Green Schools

Green Apple Day of Service is a unique moment to join schools across the world in celebrating the central role that schools play in preparing the next generation of leaders in sustainability.

Over the past five years, we’...

Published on 22 Jun 2017 Written by Phoebe Beierle Posted in Center for Green Schools

The Center for Green Schools at USGBC has a vision that every school can be an inspiring, healthy, green place where teachers and students thrive and where every student has the chance to succeed. One way we realize this vision...

Published on 21 Jun 2017 Written by Nora Knox Posted in Center for Green Schools

The Green Schools Conference and Expo (GSCE) is the only national event to bring together all of the players involved in making green schools a reality: people who lead, operate, build, and teach in U.S. schools...

Published on 30 May 2017 Written by Steph Leonard Posted in Center for Green Schools

May in Minnesota is a bit unpredictable—it could be snowing, it could be 85 degrees, it could be raining for days on end. After a bit of a it all this May, the weather shifted and delivered mostly sunshine and warmth during the week of May 22, just in time for...

Published on 22 May 2017 Written by Emma Arnold Posted in Center for Green Schools

Over the years, the Center for Green Schools, together with many partner organizations, has published a range of research and best practices for green schools. From white papers to reports and research papers, these resources...

Published on 16 May 2017 Written by Heather Benjamin Posted in Center for Green Schools

At the Center for Green Schools, hands-on environmental and sustainability education is an essential part of our mission for our activities in schools and in...

Published on 09 May 2017 Written by Emma Arnold Posted in Center for Green Schools

Happy Teacher Appreciation Day! When we talk about green schools, the conversation in the building industry is often focused on environmental impact and healthy design and construction. However, educators are the central players in the ...

Published on 04 May 2017 Written by Anisa Heming Posted in Center for Green Schools
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