green education

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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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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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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British experts rally together to protect youth from the “toxic nature” of modern childhood

British experts rally together to protect youth from the "toxic nature" of modern childhood

Forty British experts, ranging from neuroscientists to educators to writers, have written a public letter urging the government to step in and save today’s children from their commercialized,

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Tuition-free school for girls in Liberia provides education, healthcare & support to help the country rebuild

Tuition-free school for girls in Liberia provides education, healthcare & support to help the country rebuild

In Liberia, school costs average between $12 and $200 a year, but in a country where the average yearly income is less than $400 these fees are prohibitively expensive. School attendance is

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Bright Lite is an inspiring new magazine that was created for girls, by girls

Bright Lite is an inspiring new magazine that was created for girls, by girls

We’ve been seriously impressed with all of the amazing monthly mags for kids, and young women that have launched recently, highlighting art, music, science, well-being and much more. We especially

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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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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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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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