Resource: Green Teacher Magazine
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Title: Green Teacher Magazine
Resource type: Journal/magazine
Topics: Education
Keywords: environmental education, sustainability education, K-12, green mapmaking, green maps
Audience: Education
Region: Minnesota Statewide, Outside Minnesota
Summary: Green Teacher is written by and for educators to enhance environmental and global education across the K-12 curriculum.
Content: Green Teacher magazine's 50 pages of ideas and activities, four times a year, contain:

- Perspective articles - ideas for rethinking education in light of environmental and global problems.

- Practical articles - reports of what successful teachers, parents, and schools are doing.

- Ready-to-use activities - cross-curricular activities for various grade levels.

- Resource listings and reviews - evaluations of dozens of new books, kits, games and other resources.

At the magazine's web site you'll find hundreds of K-12 classroom activities grouped by subject, grade level and theme, an annotated and searchable index of all articles published in the magazine, and links to green education programs, organizations and resources.

As an example, the summer 1999 issue (#58) included a typically diverse range of articles and teacher/student guides, including:

- "Population and the Environment." Ideas for making connections between population growth, lifestyle, equity and environment.

- "Green Mapmaking." Creating visual images of the richness of our communities is a crucial first step in making those communities healthier and more sustainable. [See]

- "Earth Tales." A rich inspiration for classroom activities, traditional stories reveal our link to the natural world and to all the people who have lived on Earth before us.

- "Investigating Air Pollution." Activities for acquainting children with the properties of air and the problem of air pollution.

Subscriptions are US$28/yr. from Green Teacher, PO Box 452, Niagara Falls, NY 14304-0452, 416/960-1244, or 888/804-1486, or

Green Teacher also publishes a number of books - visit the web site below to learn more about these publications.

Suggested by: Paul Moss
Added: 12/18/00
Updated: 08/30/12