green education

Forward-thinking Finnish school combines the country’s educational ethos with modern, nature-inspired design

Forward-thinking Finnish school combines the country's educational ethos with modern, nature-inspired design

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Oregon voters approve guaranteed outdoor school

Oregon voters approve guaranteed outdoor school

Almost 90% of sixth graders in Oregon used to attend a week-long outdoor school program, but due to budget cuts at local school districts in recent years, now only about half of students have the

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Finland will become the world’s first country to get rid of all traditional school subjects

Finland will become the world's first country to get rid of all traditional school subjects

Despite the fact that Finland consistently ranks as one of the highest-scoring countries in international assessments and has been lauded for its “free and fair” educational mentality, the

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Finland’s unconventional and effective educational approach focuses on equality over excellence

Finland's unconventional and effective educational approach focuses on equality over excellence

Ah, Finland, you have so much going for you: a ranking as the number one place in the world to be a parent, extensive maternity and family benefits, and schools that don’t have an obsession with

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Preschool housed in a retirement home offers children & the elderly a magical opportunity to learn from each other

Preschool housed in a retirement home offers children & the elderly a magical opportunity to learn from each other

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Kindergarten in Japan is made from recycled marine shipping containers to teach kids about sustainability

Kindergarten in Japan is made from recycled marine shipping containers to teach kids about sustainability

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Free, fabulous, educational fun is at your fingertips with Mr. Printables

Free, fabulous, educational fun is at your fingertips with Mr. Printables

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Baltimore school deals with conflict by sending kids to the Mindful Moment Room instead of the principal’s office

Baltimore school deals with conflict by sending kids to the Mindful Moment Room instead of the principal's office

What if elementary school kids began each day with a mindfulness breathing exercise, had the option of taking yoga classes, and were sent to a relaxing room to chill and re-center themselves instead of

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7 global trends in education we wish would make their way to U.S schools

7 global trends in education we wish would make their way to U.S schools

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Heroic man sets up makeshift school under a bridge in New Delhi to educate India’s underprivileged children

Heroic man sets up makeshift school under a bridge in New Delhi to educate India's underprivileged children

In many places throughout the world, going to school takes a backseat to more pressing necessities (such as helping parents farm, caring for young children in the home, and finding work at a very early

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Wild Walk is a trail across the treetops that gives you a towering perspective of the Adirondack Forest

Wild Walk is a trail across the treetops that gives you a towering perspective of the Adirondack Forest

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Why putting washing machines in schools is a surprisingly effective way to boost attendance

Why putting washing machines in schools is a surprisingly effective way to boost attendance

Spin, rinse, study? School absenteeism has officially become a widespread issue in education with 11% of elementary school children and 18% of high schoolers missing 15 days or more of school each year.

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Award-winning ‘NaturePlay’ film offers an inspiring look at Scandinavia’s nature-based education system

Award-winning 'NaturePlay' film offers an inspiring look at Scandinavia's nature-based education system

Nature-based education is just starting to get a foothold in America, the land of standardized testing and tightly planned curriculum, but it’s the norm in some areas of the world. NaturePlay is a new

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9 forest kindergartens around the world where the sky’s the limit in teachings among the trees

9 forest kindergartens around the world where the sky's the limit in teachings among the trees

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‘Family Business: Innovative On-Site Child Care Since 1983’ shows how Patagonia puts family life at the heart of their workplace

'Family Business: Innovative On-Site Child Care Since 1983' shows how Patagonia puts family life at the heart of their workplace

It’s no secret that we here at Inhabitots are pretty big fans of Patagonia’s sportswear products. We’ve featured the company’s eco-friendly, sustainable kids’ gear a few times, including here

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10+ easy science experiments that will inspire and astonish kids of all ages

10+ easy science experiments that will inspire and astonish kids of all ages

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New study finds disturbing racial disparities in U.S. schools

New study finds disturbing racial disparities in U.S. schools

The latest report on civil rights in our public schools has been released, and while children of different races may no longer be separate, their educational experience is certainly not equal. The

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Afghan teacher turns his bicycle into a mobile library and cycles for over an hour to bring books to children in remote villages

Afghan teacher turns his bicycle into a mobile library and cycles for over an hour to bring books to children in remote villages

Teachers understand the value of reading and having books readily available to their students better than most adults, but few have gone the distance that Saber Hosseini does in order to promote literacy

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