By Koen Timmers Why do people invent? What is the purpose of innovation? Earning (more) money? Making people’s lives easier, more interesting? Make the world more sustainable? Sadly enough, in […]
Loris Chen designed a unit that guides her eighth-grade students through an exploration of smartphones. Students follow the product life cycle from beginning to end, discovering what raw materials are used, how they are sourced, and how sustainable they are. The project culminates with students producing videos to share their ideas for improving smartphone sustainability.
Christine McCartney worked with ninth-graders on an interdisciplinary project in which they created green living welcome boxes full of sustainable resources to support new Habitat for Humanity homeowners in their city.
Breanna Myles empowered her students to advocate for sustainable development in their local community. Breanna was a 2016 Grosvenor Teacher Fellow.
Brian Cushing, Ronny Smith, and Anthony Green, this week’s Educators of the Week, challenged their students to be creative and design their own sustainable civilizations. This teacher team works at […]