GreenSchools Online Course

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GreenSchools Online Course

Project Learning Tree is an award-winning, multi-disciplinary environmental education program that teaches students how to think, not what to think. PLT’s GreenSchools program inspires students to improve the environment at their school, home, and in their community. This nationwide service-learning program provides training and resources for teachers and students to reduce their school’s environmental impact, improve health, and save money. Give your students the opportunity to apply their STEM skills to make a difference in their world!

Complete this online course for tips on starting a GreenSchools program, how to obtain equipment and collect data, and ways to empower your students to design and lead an action project.

In this self-paced online workshop (approximately 6 hours), you will:

  • Get an introduction to PLT’s GreenSchools program
  • Learn how to effectively engage your students in conducting each of the five investigations (Energy, School Site, Waste and Recycling, Water, and Environmental Quality) in your own educational setting
  • Find out how to obtain equipment and collect data
  • Participate in interactive learning experiences that will enable you to facilitate a green schools program at your school and get the support of school administrators, staff, parents, and community members
  • Engage in planning exercises to help you be successful in implementing the program
  • Discover ways to empower your students to design and lead an action project
  • See video demonstrations of GreenSchools students and educators in action
  • Understand the benefits of PLT GreenSchools – for students and your school
  • Get tips on how to measure your students’ impact and celebrate successes

Review this course Welcome Letter for more information. 

Continuing education credits are available for educators in Florida, Michigan and Montana.

Here's what a few teachers who have used the course have said:

  • “Your online GreenSchools course and materials are high quality and top notch!” – Karen Aubry, Environmental Specialist, School District of Palm Beach County, West Palm Beach, Florida
     
  • "The workshop was very helpful. I loved how it was very clear and had video clips of actual students becoming active environmental leaders. This workshop motivates me to become a GreenSchool Certified." --Linda Lai, Early Childhood Educator, California

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GreenSchools Online Course

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Complete this online course for tips on starting a GreenSchools program, how to obtain equipment and collect data, and ways to empower your students to design and lead an action project.

In this self-paced online workshop (approximately 6 hours), you will:

  • Get an introduction to PLT’s GreenSchools program
  • Learn how to effectively engage your students in conducting each of the five investigations (Energy, School Site, Waste and Recycling, Water, and Environmental Quality) in your own educational setting
  • Find out how to obtain equipment and collect data
  • Participate in interactive learning experiences that will enable you to facilitate a green schools program at your school and get the support of school administrators, staff, parents, and community members
  • Engage in planning exercises to help you be successful in implementing the program
  • Discover ways to empower your students to design and lead an action project
  • See video demonstrations of GreenSchools students and educators in action
  • Understand the benefits of PLT GreenSchools – for students and your school
  • Get tips on how to measure your students’ impact and celebrate successes

Review this course Welcome Letter for more information. 

Continuing education credits are available for educators in Florida, Michigan and Montana.

Here's what a few teachers who have used the course have said:

  • “Your online GreenSchools course and materials are high quality and top notch!” – Karen Aubry, Environmental Specialist, School District of Palm Beach County, West Palm Beach, Florida
     
  • "The workshop was very helpful. I loved how it was very clear and had video clips of actual students becoming active environmental leaders. This workshop motivates me to become a GreenSchool Certified." --Linda Lai, Early Childhood Educator, California
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Product Features: Project Learning Tree is an award-winning, multi-disciplinary environmental education program that teaches students how to think, not what to think. PLT’s GreenSchools program inspires students to improve the environment at their school, home, and in their community. This nationwide service-learning program provides training and resources for teachers and students to reduce their school’s environmental impact, improve health, and save money. Give your students the opportunity to apply their STEM skills to make a difference in their world!
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