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Water Sustainability – Waste Less and Reuse More

Every living thing needs water to survive, and human water use is growing exponentially. It’s predicted that by the year 2050, about half of humans will be living under severe water stress conditions. Our population is growing everyday and our … Continue reading

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K-12 Sustainability Education Strategies

Having a well rounded knowledge of sustainability concepts is often distinct from feeling confident and qualified to teach those concepts to a class of students. Not to mention having the ability to develop your own lessons and successfully integrate them … Continue reading

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What is Sustainability Education, anyway?

One of the most interesting things the Green Education Foundation (GEF) has learned about sustainability education in 2011 is that nobody knows what it is. It’s not defined in the traditional sense, and if you research keyword searches on Google … Continue reading

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Digitally Connected Classrooms

These days, students are checking facts on their smart phones, laptops, or tablets before their teachers can finish getting the words out. To keep up, educators can use online resources and digital technology to move away from being the distributor … Continue reading

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