Category Archives: green education

Eco-friendly Decorating Tips for Christmas

In an age where the environment has come to the forefront of society, political campaigns and world-wide initiatives, it seems odd that so much of Christmas can be wasteful. There are meals too large for any family to eat, miles … Continue reading

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Enter to Win a Holiday Cheese Party for your Classroom!

Celebrate this holiday season in style with a Cheese Party for your classroom, courtesy of Cabot Creamery Cooperative and GEF!  In the spirit of the Wonder Wheel lesson that teaches healthy habits, we want to send one lucky class into … Continue reading

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Announcing GEF Institute’s Blueprint for Sustainability Literacy

GEF Institute is proud to announce the development of its Blueprint for Sustainability Literacy, a comprehensive and easy-to-use guide for integrating sustainability into existing K-12 coursework, hassle-free! With anthropogenic activities increasing the rate of environmental degradation and jeopardizing the well-being … Continue reading

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Green Jobs

School is generally considered the place where young people prepare for their futures. Many believe that it is society’s responsibility to instill students with the tools necessary to succeed in life regardless of what future they choose to live. GEF … Continue reading

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Submit Your Green-In-Action Awards Today!

There is still time left to submit your 2012 Green-In-Action Award application!  Awards are granted to schools, classes, or groups of green keepers across the country who participate in a sustainability lesson or activity.  Participation is easy- just visit GEF’s website … Continue reading

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Celebrate Earth Day all Month

Earth Day is fast approaching and will be bigger and more powerful than ever, but our planet needs more than just one day of service. Celebrate our world all April by participating in an eco-challenge, teaching a lesson in sustainability … Continue reading

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