Category Archives: green building

Green Building Curriculum Hits High School Classrooms!

As you may have noticed, GEF writes a monthly entry for the Center for Green Schools blog. This month, we wanted to focus on the power of green building education in the classroom, specifically in high schools. What better way … Continue reading

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Get Involved in the Green Apple Day of Service!

The Green Apple Day of Service on Sept. 29, 2012 is an opportunity for you to highlight the important work your organization does to create healthy and sustainable learning places. Service projects are already planned and registered at schools across the country and … Continue reading

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Career Tech/Votech Students Need Sustainability Education

Career and Technical Education (CTE) schools helps our nation meet the very real and immediate challenges of economic development, student achievement, and global competitiveness. Some 14 million students are enrolled in CTE – encompassing every state, with programs in nearly … Continue reading

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Download Free Green Building and Sustainable Energy Lessons from GEF Institute!

GEF Institute has announced the availability of their blended learning curriculum for high school and college classrooms and would like to offer a sample of the scripted lessons for free! Once you’ve used the lessons, tell us what you think! … Continue reading

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Where We Learn Matters… Add a Little Nature!

GEF’s guest post on the Center for Green Schools‘ blog is available today! Check it out to learn why it’s so important to make sure nature becomes an integral part of the classroom setting and curriculum. Read the entry here: http://bit.ly/M6T0MI In … Continue reading

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Green Schools

Green buildings have existed for thousands of years, although no one had called them that until recently. The Romans used what we know as passive solar techniques to keep their buildings cool from the hot Italian sun. Unfortunately, these simple … Continue reading

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