Sustainability improves achievement, engagement, and community wellbeing. We specialize in transitioning K20 institutions to this new way of teaching and learning.
Learn why we need to educate for sustainability.
Learn more about our approach in this short video.
Our collective future hinges on our ability to transform our educational systems. We're creating lasting change in K20 classrooms and teacher education programs.
Creative Change has been awarded a grant to build a national network of ten+ K12 districts and teacher education programs that are using sustainability as platform for innovative, standards-based instruction. Through the grant, Creative Change will provide this cohort of sites with curriculum, planning, and professional development focused on strengthening the integration of sustainability. Read more news.
We're working with the Baker City School District on a project-based high school course focused on the redevelopment of a local brownfield (a polluted property). The course leads students through the same process engineers, scientists and policy makers use when working to revitalize brownfields.
Download an outline of the course from the guest pass area of the Curriculum Resource Center.
You might not have thought about it, but nature provides multiple life-sustaining functions. Plants produce oxygen and absorb carbon, wetland filter water, and bees pollinate critical food plans. Together, theses functions are call “ecosystem services.”
Ecosystem services are of course inherently invaluable. But have you ever wondered what they would be worth in monetary terms? Read more . . .