Photo by Phil Kahler

Outdoor Teaching Tips

What’s Keeping you Inside? Tips for Leading Groups Outdoors By Barbara Jacobs-Smith K-12 Education Team Resident Teacher Advisor As teachers and leaders of young people, I think we have an obligation to take children outside to learn whenever it’s practical to do so, even if it takes us out of our comfort zone. Whether you’re […]

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15 Minutes With Birds

Spending time observing birds at least once a week can enhance students’ interest in your local habitat and their ability to think scientifically.

Students with their take-home bird feeders at Loudonville Elementary Ecology club. Photo by Kimberlee Musser

New Habitat Heroes Are Here!

Thanks to our sponsor Pennington Wild Bird Food, BirdSleuth is able to award mini-grants of up to $700 to outstanding student projects that encourage mindful observation of schoolyard habitats and stewardship in their local community. Every month from January through June this year, we have heard about some amazing projects on our Action Map. Recently, five outstanding […]