green education

Preschool for ADULTS now in session in Brooklyn, NY! (Nap-time included!)

Preschool for ADULTS now in session in Brooklyn, NY! (Nap-time included!)

Got a three or four year-old who just doesn’t appreciate the awesomeness that is preschool? Then heck, maybe it’s time you showed your tot how it’s done, by heading back to preschool

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Why aren’t more schools serving locally grown foods?

Why aren’t more schools serving locally grown foods?

In some ways, it’s easier than ever for U.S. schools to serve local food. Once upon a time, tight distributor contracts and lack of federal support made it challenging for a school to source local foods

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Manhattan’s Elements Preschool will feature nature inspired early learning experiences for urban children

Manhattan’s Elements Preschool will feature nature inspired early learning experiences for urban children

Elements Preschool is literally and figuratively planting seeds for a brand new nature-based urban preschool set to open in September 2015. Located on Manhattan’s Lower East Side, the preschool will

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Kids can build and program their own KIBO robot using building blocks instead of computer screens

Kids can build and program their own KIBO robot using building blocks instead of computer screens

Meet KIBO: a robot kit designed specifically for children ages 4–7 years-old. Created to encourage open-ended play, KIBO allows children to program their robot using a building block system, and they

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Kimberton Waldorf School to offer forest, field and farm kindergarten program

Kimberton Waldorf School to offer forest, field and farm kindergarten program

Kimberton Waldorf School—the second oldest Waldorf School in North America—is to offer a Forest, Field and Farm Kindergarten program for the academic year 2015/16. The Kimberton, Pennsylvania-based

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James Cameron & wife are at the helm of the first vegan grade school in the United States

James Cameron & wife are at the helm of the first vegan grade school in the United States

Oscar-winning directors probably aren’t the first people you think of when you hear about a vegan grade school, but James Cameron is good at surprising people. The director of Titanic and Avatar is

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Congress scales back on school lunch regulations, halting limits on sodium & waiving whole grains standards

Congress scales back on school lunch regulations, halting limits on sodium & waiving whole grains standards

When it comes to school lunches, seemingly no one can win. For years the USDA school lunch program was horrible — Congress allowed schools to serve unhealthy portions, foods packed with sodium and

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Repurpose Schoolbags are a Recycled Carryall and Solar-Powered Reading Lamp in One

Repurpose Schoolbags are a Recycled Carryall and Solar-Powered Reading Lamp in One

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This Stunning Refit of a Derelict School Building in Puerto Rico Was Inspired by the Surrounding Bamboo Forest

This Stunning Refit of a Derelict School Building in Puerto Rico Was Inspired by the Surrounding Bamboo Forest

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Humane Educator Zoe Weil is Developing a K–12 School for “Solutionaries” in NYC

Humane Educator Zoe Weil is Developing a K–12 School for “Solutionaries” in NYC

Ground-breaking, Maine-based educator Zoe Weil is planning a kindergarten to grade 12 school in New York City. Weil is the founder of the Institute for Humane Education in Surry, Maine. Her educational

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CONTEST ENDS TONIGHT! Win $100 from The Ultimate Green Store in Inhabitots’ Pinterest Contest!

CONTEST ENDS TONIGHT! Win $100 from The Ultimate Green Store in Inhabitots’ Pinterest Contest!

It’s here! Back to school season is in full swing and we want to help green your routine. We’re offering up the chance for TWO LUCKY WINNERS to win $100 worth of back-to-school essentials from The

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Tried & True Tips from Moms on Overcoming Common Hurdles of Back to School Blues

Tried & True Tips from Moms on Overcoming Common Hurdles of Back to School Blues

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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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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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Second Graders Start ‘Dr. Seuss Wants You!’ Campaign to Raise Money for their School Library

Second Graders Start ‘Dr. Seuss Wants You!’ Campaign to Raise Money for their School Library

When Willow Creek Academy in Sausalito, California, lost its library last year due changes in the school district, two of the plucky second graders who attend the school decided to do something about it.

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Community Advocacy Group Attempts to Get PCBs and Other Toxins Removed from Malibu Schools

Community Advocacy Group Attempts to Get PCBs and Other Toxins Removed from Malibu Schools

Malibu Unites is a coalition of concerned parents, teachers, community members, scientists, experts, public figures and environmental groups from across the U.S. Their goal? Get toxins out of local Malibu

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An Ozone Garden Tells You About the Air Quality Around Your Home

An Ozone Garden Tells You About the Air Quality Around Your Home

What if you could simply look at the leaves on the plants in your garden to find out about the air quality in your neighborhood? Theoretically you can, if you plant a National Center for Atmospheric

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Are National Parks and Public Lands Becoming Too Hands-Off for Kids?

Are National Parks and Public Lands Becoming Too Hands-Off for Kids?

The children at my son’s school makes a weekly pilgrimage from the urban jungle of Philadelphia to a local nature and environmental education center. Once there, in addition to learning about topics

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