Creating sustainable schools can greatly benefit the environment and positively impact students, teachers and the entire community. Many school boards have sustainability or climate action plans and our programs can help schools and school boards strive to achieve these goals. Discover how you can make a difference and take inspiration from school boards that are making an impact.
We’ve all heard of people talking about misinformation and disinformation on the news—but what is the difference between the two? Does it matter? And how can we tell what’s true or not? It can be difficult, but spotting incorrect information and fake news is essential to teaching nowadays, especially when those facts are dressed up to look and sound legitimate.
With back-to-school on everyone's minds, it's easy to get swept up in the rush to buy more. For most students, back-to-school shopping is a time to reinvent yourself with the latest trends in fashion. However, trend cycles can change in a heartbeat leading to the need to consume more, which also creates waste, with repercussions for our planet. Learn about shopping sustainably this season.
We’ve officially launched the pilot phase of the EV conversion and charging station installation program called “Re-Energy: Electrifying the Future of Transportation” to prepare the students of today for the energy careers of tomorrow.
GreenLearning's challenges equip educators and students with tools for environmental education. Read the project stories from school communities across Canada who have excelled in their resilience and determination to take climate action. Explore their individual and collective learning, impact and actions while celebrating climate action!
It’s been well-documented that Black authors are underrepresented and discriminated against in the publishing and environmental fields. Though GreenLearning doesn’t publish in the traditional sense of book publishing, we do provide free educational programming, challenges and resources. This year, we’ve put together a list of books that touch on the environment and are written by Black authors.
There’s no shortage of work to be done to make schools and classes more eco-friendly! But with so many possibilities, setting an eco-resolution for your classroom can be daunting. Luckily, we’ve put together a list of tips to make your goal-setting easy, realistic and achievable.
The Climate Action 150 Project is now five years in the rear-view mirror. Since then, we have used key learnings from the project to improve our climate education programs and equip educators in their teaching practice. Learn more about the takeaways from this innovative project that engaged young people in building a low-carbon and prosperous Canada.
Let’s be honest: the end of year class parties are one of the best things about December. If you’re looking for some eco-inspiration to get your kids excited at the end of the year, read on!