Greening School Grounds Greening School Grounds
Creating Habitats for Learning


Tim Grant and Gail Littlejohn
Format: Soft Cover
Length: 144 pages
Publisher: New Society
ISBN: 0865714363
Copyright: 2001

Recently, thousands of North American schools have begun to take a critical look at their grounds and realize the enormous potential for transforming barren expanses of asphalt into a diversity of exciting natural spaces for learning and playing.

This compendium of articles from Green Teacher, North America's leading environmental education magazine, brings together the best strategies for school-ground renewal. Greening School Grounds provides an overview of the school grounds greening movement, complete project plans, and subject integration. From vegetable and butterfly gardens to an amphibian oasis and avian attractors, this comprehensive guide offers a trove of curriculum tie-ins, activities, and plans for educators, parents, and students. Includes extensive resources.

About the Editors

Tim Grant and Gail Littlejohn have edited Green Teacher -- the world's best-selling environmental education magazine -- for over a decade. Both were formerly High School teachers and live in Toronto, Ontario.

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