Category Archives: General News

Environmental Literacy for NH Students

Please tell the Dept. of Education that we want hands-on, experiential, place-based, outdoor learning for our students in NH! We have a window of opportunity to really make a difference in the future of environmental education in New Hampshire. The … Continue reading

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Environmental Education in the Every Student Succeeds Act

Background Large numbers of environmental education providers, conservation organizations, businesses, sportsman’s groups, health care workers, school administrators and others have advocated for increased federal support for environmental education through amendments to the Elementary and Secondary Education Act (formerly No Child … Continue reading

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Integrating Science and Technology: A Natural Connection

In our 21st century learning environment, how can we use technology to bring students closer to nature instead of creating a barrier?  Learn ways to use tech devices such as digital cameras, digital microscopes, iPads, flip cams and more. We … Continue reading

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Administration Honors U.S. Department of Education Green Ribbon Schools and District Sustainability Awardees; Announces Second Annual Best Practices Tour

U.S. Department of Education Office of Communications & Outreach, Press Office 400 Maryland Ave., S.W. Washington, D.C. 20202 FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE:  July 22, 2014 Contact: Press Office (202) 401-1576 or press@ed.gov White House Council on Environmental Quality Acting Chair Mike … Continue reading

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New Searchable, Free Teaching Resources on Climate and Energy in the CLEAN Collection Grades K-16

Looking for well-vetted resources on climate and energy literacy for the classroom?CLEAN has just launched a brand new, searchable portal of online learning activities, videos and visualizations on climate and energy. The Brand New CLEAN Portal offers the following resources … Continue reading

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Climate Change in Focus: Student Video Contest

The U.S. Environmental Protection Agency and the National Environmental Education Foundation have launched an exciting video challenge for middle school students called Climate Change in Focus.  This contest asks middle school students to make a video that expresses why they … Continue reading

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Workshop on Engaging Persons with Disabilities in the Environmental Sciences and Forestry

We are pleased to announce a new partnership between the Forest Service and the University of Southern Maine to develop a hybrid experiential educational program linking real time learning experiences with Real Time data to better engage students and staff … Continue reading

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