EcoRise Classroom Resources & Grants
July 16 @ 11:00 am - 12:30 pm CDT
Re-imagine your classroom (remote, hybrid, or in-person) as a laboratory for applied sustainability education! Explore how EcoRise curriculum, resources, and grant funds for student-driven projects can be used to increase student engagement and cultivate eco-literacy on your campus and in your community.
- Review Sustainable Intelligence Curriculum Platform
- Explore Eco-Audit Grant Examples
- Brainstorm Adaptations for Remote Classrooms
Brittany Jayroe, MA, Program Director, EcoRise
FREE for public school teachers.
Recipient of the 2019 Governor’s Environmental Stewardship Award and CNM’s 2019 Salute to Excellence Innovation in Action Award, Urban Green Lab’s Sustainable Classrooms program trains teachers how to incorporate sustainable living education into their classrooms for professional development credit. Sustainable Classrooms offers year-round STEAM-focused trainings for K-12 public and private school teachers in Middle Tennessee, with topics ranging from energy and water conservation, to food waste, solid waste and litter management, transportation and the built environment, and air quality. Materials include standards-aligned lessons, student-led home investigations, and a project utilizing 21st century skills, social-emotional learning, and project based learning.