When the school district pulled out, parents at a Eugene, Ore., charter school stepped in to reinvent how lunch is done.
Researchers say we’re distracted 47 percent of our lives. Increasing our focus could help us—and the people around us—feel happier.
The Food Project, based in the Boston area, focuses on sustainable agriculture and youth leadership, and graciously shares many of its manuals, activities, and curricula for free.
Nourish is an education initiative that celebrates food and community. Its food curriculum and lesson plans, short films and discussion guides, and powerful action ideas will help young people and their families, schools, and communities think about the food they eat and what they can do to make healthy choices for themselves and planet Earth.
This Visual Learning lesson will get your students thinking about where their clothes come from and how colorful fabric is made.
Creative Change's comprehensive approach to curriculum transformation places food systems, renewable energy, urban revitalization, and other sustainability issues at the center of education innovation and reform.
Use the Innocence Project’s interactive resources to understand the causes of wrongful convictions and exonerations, and see how your school's cafeteria food measures up to prison food with this tell-it-like-it is infographic.
Roots & Shoots animal community service-learning curriculum offers lessons plans, sample campaigns, and resources for K-12 teachers. Access free, downloadable classrooms tools including lessons on hope, endangered species, and multiple intelligences.
Meet six students who started the New Year tracking their trash, taking record-breaking showers, battling the bus system, and learning that green is the color for all seasons.
Two resources that explore how to get boys to be lifelong readers and where our food comes from.
The Experiences of Our Ancestors Offer Us Wisdom for Surviving Today’s Crises.
What makes teenage brains unique? What happens when people from all walks of life play an alternate reality game to create a better future? Lesson plans from Inside the Teenage Brain and World Without Oil.
How do you get distracted teens to take care of their local watershed? Peter Donaldson’s carrot is the opportunity to produce smart, hip videos and be the on-air expert. This is Peter’s story.