Use your school’s eco footprint to bring lessons to life

Published on: 
13 Sep 2019
Jenny Wiedower

Are you interested in helping students master STEM concepts, sharpen their analysis and problem solving skills, and observe their impact on a school's sustainability performance? The Building Learners program from the Center for Green Schools empowers students to use their own school building as a learning laboratory, while meeting learning targets and supporting career connections.

Learn more through a series of free webcasts this fall:

  • Intro to Building Learners: Sept. 30, 4–5 p.m. EDT. Attend this webcast for an overview of the program, including who benefits, how to engage and how to get started. We’ll walk through the materials that are included to get Building Learners under way at your school and will share tips for success. View the webcast recording.
  • Teaching with Your School Building: Oct. 15, 4:30–5:30 p.m. EDT. Educators will learn how Building Learners can captivate and challenge their students. We’ll preview the preview the training and tools included in the program and show how to leverage technology platforms with your own school building to meet standards and master STEM concepts. View the webcast recording.
  • Students Drive Sustainability: Nov. 6, 3:30–4:30 p.m. EDT. Attend this webcast to hear how the Building Learners program empowers students to connect learning to action and outcomes in their schools and communities. A teacher, district sustainability coordinator and green building professional from Boston Latin School will share how students develop agency, leadership and compassion when they are driving sustainability at school. View the webcast recording.
  • Green Professionals Propel Project-based Learning: Dec. 10, 4:30–5:15 p.m. EST. Attend this webcast to hear how the Building Learners program pairs green building professionals with schools to connect sustainability action and learning. Two green building professionals will share how they have supported the school operations team in improving sustainability; supported teachers in classroom project design and implementation; and exposed students to the diversity of careers available in the green job sector. View the webcast recording.

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