green education

INTERVIEW: Amie Hamlin of Coalition for Healthy School Food on Why Plant-based School Lunches are Best for Your Child

INTERVIEW: Amie Hamlin of Coalition for Healthy School Food on Why Plant-based School Lunches are Best for Your Child

As a parent, you do everything you can to make sure your child eats a healthy diet. But, what about when they’re at school? School lunches, packed with issues like pink slime, too many calories,

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6 Community Service Summer Camps that Enable Youth to Change the World

6 Community Service Summer Camps that Enable Youth to Change the World

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Fashion Design Camp Teaches Kids How to Mindfully Create Their Own Clothing from Scratch

Fashion Design Camp Teaches Kids How to Mindfully Create Their Own Clothing from Scratch

It only takes one week to transform your little fashion-designer-in-the-making into a full-fledged prodigy. The Unincorporated Life—a Los Angeles-based branding, clothing, and education company, is

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The Hartsbrook School’s New Waldorf Early Childhood Building Teaches Kids the Art of Sustainabilty

The Hartsbrook School’s New Waldorf Early Childhood Building Teaches Kids the Art of Sustainabilty

The Hartsbrook School in Northampton, Massachusetts is celebrating their newly constructed environmentally friendly early childhood building. Set on the Waldorf School Hadley campus, parents and staff set

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Edible Schoolyard NYC Transforms an Old Parking Lot in Brooklyn into an Urban Agriculture Oasis for Students

Edible Schoolyard NYC Transforms an Old Parking Lot in Brooklyn into an Urban Agriculture Oasis for Students

Children attending P.S. 216 in Gravesend, Brooklyn don’t have to stomach pink slime mystery meat or nasty school lunches. Instead they regularly feast on meals from their school garden. Thanks to a

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Beacon Food Forest is Opening in Seattle for Families and Foragers

Beacon Food Forest is Opening in Seattle for Families and Foragers

Image courtesy of Beacon Food Forest It sounds like a dream that urban dwellers have for their kiddos: a place where the community can learn about nature in a hands-on way, grow and forage fruits and

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Report Highlights Alarming Disparities in Childrens’ Reading Proficiency Between Income Levels and Races

Report Highlights Alarming Disparities in Childrens’ Reading Proficiency Between Income Levels and Races

Photo by Shutterstock We know far too well that all education is not created equal, but the latest results from a KIDS COUNT news report by the Annie E. Casey Foundation show that the learning

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Camp H: A Design & Building Camp That Teaches Girls How to Use Power Tools

Camp H: A Design & Building Camp That Teaches Girls How to Use Power Tools

Camp H is a design and building camp for girls ages 9-12 that’s run through REALM Charter School in Berkeley, California. Founded by Emily Pilloton, the curriculum includes Science, Technology,

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6 Awesome Things Happening on Earth Right Now that Your Kids Must See!

6 Awesome Things Happening on Earth Right Now that Your Kids Must See!

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Schools in San Francisco Implement Meditation & Students’ Happiness and Academic Success Soars

Schools in San Francisco Implement Meditation & Students’ Happiness and Academic Success Soars

Photo by Shutterstock We’ve seen yoga, standing desks and vegetarian lunches turn troubled schools around, but we’ve never seen meditation adopted successfully within the school system. Until

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The Year in Review: Uplifting, Inspiring & Wacky News Stories of 2013

The Year in Review: Uplifting, Inspiring & Wacky News Stories of 2013

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World’s First Standing Classroom Launches in a Primary School in Melbourne

World’s First Standing Classroom Launches in a Primary School in Melbourne

Photo by Shutterstock In an effort to help quell childhood obesity, and eliminate the restlessness and general apathy that occur when one is in a seated position all day long, a primary school in

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6 Simple DIY Gifts for Siblings!

6 Simple DIY Gifts for Siblings!

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Why Waldorf Education Is A Great Choice For Environmentally Conscious Parents

Why Waldorf Education Is A Great Choice For Environmentally Conscious Parents

Finding decent education options for your kids is no doubt one of the most challenging and frustrating aspects of being a parent in today’s society; and we’ve spent a lot of time on Inhabitots

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6 Eco-Friendly Games and Tools that Make Learning Math Fun!

6 Eco-Friendly Games and Tools that Make Learning Math Fun!

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Build Your Own Paper Block City with Paper Punk’s URBAN FOLD Box Set

Build Your Own Paper Block City with Paper Punk’s URBAN FOLD Box Set

Everyone’s an architect with Paper Punk’s new URBAN FOLD paper block box set. Whether you’re 6 or 96, you can instantly build a 3D paper city with this all-inclusive kit that features over 700

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The Abington Friends School Garden Station is an Outdoor Classroom Where Children Explore Nature

The Abington Friends School Garden Station is an Outdoor Classroom Where Children Explore Nature

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Kid-Powered Merry-Go-Round Generates Electricity for Classrooms & Lanterns in Rural Ghana

Kid-Powered Merry-Go-Round Generates Electricity for Classrooms & Lanterns in Rural Ghana

For students in rural Ghana, Africa, recess means much more than a thrilling game of freeze tag. Thanks to Ben Markham, retired Vice-President of Engineering at ExxonMobil Research and Engineering,

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